Hot Smoked Salmon Florentine

Hot smoked salmon Florentine

Serves 4


  • 60g butter
  • 400 - 600g fresh spinach, shredded
  • 400 - 600g flakey hot smoked salmon
  • 2 tbsp wholemeal flour
  • 200ml milk
  • 125ml cream
  • 150g grated mature cheddar
  • Grated rind of one lemon
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan


  1. Cook spinach in 30g melted butter, stirring constantly, for about two minutes - or microwave on high for 3 mins - until tender.
  2. Spread spinach into shallow ovenproof dish.
  3. Spread salmon over spinach.
  4. Melt rest of butter in saucepan, add flour, stir in and cook for one minute.
  5. Remove from heat then stir in cream and milk. Return to high heat, stir until it thickens. Stir in cheese and lemon rind.
  6. Pour over fish, sprinkle with Parmesan, place in moderate oven for 20 minutes.