Fish Florentine Recipe

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Marcia Published: January 9, 2021 Modified: July 13, 2021
Fish Florentine Recipe

How To Make Fish Florentine

This Fish Florentine recipe reveals how to turn your fish extra special and deliciously creamy by incorporating a sauce of spinach with cream and parmesan.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 20ozthick pieces of skinless white firm fish fillet,such as grouper, bass or halibut
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1tbspsalted butter
  • 1cupred bell pepper,chopped
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 9ozfresh baby spinach
  • 2oz⅓ less fat cream cheese
  • ¼cuphalf & half cream
  • 3tbspParmesan Cheese,grated
  • kosher salt
  • fresh black pepper


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, add 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil and ½ tablespoon of butter, red bell pepper, and garlic. Cook for about 4 minutes.

  2. Add spinach and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix until the spinach wilts down.

  3. Add cream cheese, half & half, and parmesan cheese. Mix well until cream cheese is melted and resembles creamed spinach.

  4. Heat a separate skillet on medium-high heat; add remaining oil and butter.

  5. Season fish on both sides with salt and pepper then place on the hot pan.

  6. Cook for about 6 minutes on the first side and flip fish over. Cook the other side for about 5 minutes, until cooked through and browned.

  7. Divide the spinach mixture on the bottom of each plate and top with piece of fish.


  • Calories: 985.98kcal
  • Fat: 32.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.37g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.09g
  • Fiber: 2.93g
  • Sugar: 2.79g
  • Protein: 166.89g
  • Cholesterol: 448.34mg
  • Sodium: 2205.30mg
  • Calcium: 268.98mg
  • Potassium: 2932.58mg
  • Iron: 6.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 510.13µg
  • Vitamin C: 66.05mg
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