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Cheesy Fish Fillets with Spinach

 Cheesy Fish Fillets with Spinach
If you have trouble coaxing children to eat spinach, this fast-to-fix dish might be the solution. The cheese sauce works for me every time!
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • Dash nutmeg
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Dash white pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar or shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well-drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 pound cod, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Paprika


  • In a large skillet, melt butter. Stir in the flour, bouillon, nutmeg,
  • cayenne and white pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring
  • to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in
  • the cheddar cheese until melted; set aside.
  • Place spinach in an ungreased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with
  • lemon juice. Arrange fish on spinach; sprinkle with salt. Spoon

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Cheesy Fish Fillets with Spinach (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • sauce over top.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes
  • easily with a fork. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and paprika; bake
  • 5 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sole fillet equals 307 calories, 16 g fat (0 saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 860 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.