Cheesy haddock and spinach bake Recipe

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serves:

2

Skill:

medium

Total Time:

00:40

Prep:

00:25

Cooking:

00:15

This creamy fish pie style bake is oozing with melted cheese, delicious chunky haddock and fresh spinach. It only takes 40 minutes too and the family will love it

Ingredients

  • 20g butter
  • 20g plain flour
  • 240ml milk
  • 2tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • 100g spinach
  • 70g cheese, chopped into small cubes like Pie d’Angloys
  • 400g smoked haddock
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF/gas 6.

  • Melt the butter over a medium heat, remove and stir in the flour to form a roux. Place back on the heat and cook for 30 secs stirring with a wooden spoon.

  • Gradually add the milk a little at a time whisking as you go to prevent any lumps from forming. When you have incorporated all the milk and the sauce has a creamy consistency add in the Dijon mustard, cheese and a squeeze of lemon juice. Season to taste.

  • Wash the spinach and cook for 1-2 mins, squeeze out any excess liquid using a sieve and the back of a spoon.

  • Divide the spinach between two small crockery-baking dishes, place the fish on top and finish with the sauce.

  • Bake in the oven for 15 – 20 mins until golden on top.

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