Noodles Florentine Recipe

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Noodles Florentine Recipe
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Noodles Florentine Recipe

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With this recipe, you get noodles and a nutritious vegetable in one tasty casserole.—Marcia Orlando, Boyertown, Pennsylvania
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

In a large saucepan, cook noodles according to package directions until tender.
In another saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the spinach, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Drain noodles. Add to spinach mixture; toss gently to coat.
Transfer to a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Noodles Florentine in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p53

  • 5 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  1. In a large saucepan, cook noodles according to package directions until tender.
  2. In another saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the spinach, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Drain noodles. Add to spinach mixture; toss gently to coat.
  3. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Noodles Florentine in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p53

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Denancy User ID: 7833425 28416
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

"I made this a couple of nights ago. I wanted something easy to put together. I made a few adjustments for my family's tastes. First, I doubled the recipe as this was the main course. I used heavy cream in place of the milk and fresh baby spinach in place of the frozen spinach. I also added cooked and chopped chicken. Instead of the swiss cheese, I used parmesan cheese and I think this added a lot more flavor than the swiss cheese would have.. I did have to add some milk to the mixture because it was a little thick with the cream. This casserole was very creamy and flavorful with these changes. My family liked it and I will serve this again."

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Joscy User ID: 2694585 64765
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2012

"This makes a delicious meal. All's needed is salad to go alongside!"

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SBH128 User ID: 6614014 87561
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2012

"I thought this recipe was very bland as written. but, it has some potential....I did like the nutmeg, I thought it could use a bit more. It definitely needs "something" to kick it up to rate 5 stars."

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vewebber58 User ID: 998755 87560
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2012

"We really enjoyed this, as we love creamed spinach and I do add just a tiny touch of nutmeg when I make it. This is a rather bland dish, and I don't always go for bland, but this was a nice accompaniment to the pork chops we had for dinner. I did add a little heavy cream to the low fat milk to make it a bit richer, and used slightly more cheese than called for, plus I used less nutmeg....only a tiny pinch. Everybody's tastes are different......I've given low marks to dishes that others think are wonderful, so it's all an individual matter."

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issalyn User ID: 1912871 81700
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2009

"This was terrible. Flavorless, and definitely not worth making again."

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lesleyludemann User ID: 1087440 81699
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

"I added sour cream, chicken and mushrooms. I left out the nutmeg, because I dont like it and substituted garlic for it. My family liked it really well"

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