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Tomatoes Florentine

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  Tomatoes 6 Medium
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh spinach/2 packages, 10 ounces each frozen chopped spinach 12 Ounce
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Hard cooked eggs 2

1. Cut a slice, 1/4 inch thick, off the top of each tomato. Scoop out the insides of tomatoes, leaving a shell about 1/4 inch thick. Sprinkle insides with salt and set aside.
2. Cook fresh spinach in small amount of boiling water 5 to 8 minutes. Drain well; chop and return to saucepan. (Or prepare frozen spinach according to package directions; drain well.) Add butter or margarine; stir until melted.
3. Blend togetherflourand milk; add to spinach. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
4. Sieve one hard-cooked egg yolk and set aside. Chop remaining egg and egg white and add to creamed spinach.
5. Fill tomatoes with spinach mixture. Place in a shallow baking dish. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes.
6. Sprinkle tops of tomatoes with sieved egg yolk just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 814 Calories from Fat 398

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.3%

Saturated Fat 22.8 g113.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 564.9 mg188.3%

Sodium 1487.7 mg62%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.2 g68.6%

Sugars 31.1 g

Protein 39 g78.8%

Vitamin A 792.7% Vitamin C 315.5%

Calcium 67.1% Iron 77.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tomatoes Florentine Recipe