Eggs Florentine Recipe

This classic egg florentine can be prepared in the microwave in a matter of minutes. Lovely eggs cooked and embedded in a mixture of spinac, flour and onions, flavored with mustard pepper and lemon juice along with cheese. The eggs florentine is sprinkled with breadcrumbs and butter mix before serving.


Health IndexAverageServings6
MethodInterest Group


 Frozen chopped spinach20 Ounce (2 Package)
 Margarine/Butter2 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Instant minced onion1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dry mustard1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese1 1⁄2 Ounce
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Margarine/Butter1 Tablespoon
 Dry bread crumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 227 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 222.8 mg

Sodium 450.8 mg18.8%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 13 g25.1%

Vitamin A 190.2% Vitamin C 46.2%

Calcium 21.8% Iron 21.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Microwave frozen spinach in packages on paper towel until thawed, 7 to 8 minutes; drain.
Microwave 2 tablespoons margarine in 2 cup glass measure until melted, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Blend in flour, salt, the onion, mustard and dash of pepper.
Stir in milk.
Microwave 1 1/2 minutes; stir.
Microwave until mixture boils and thickens, 2 to 2 1/2 minutes, stirring every minute.
Stir in cheese and lemon juice.
Mix spinach and half of the cheese sauce in square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches; spread evenly in dish.
Make 6 indentations in spinach; break an egg into each.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Pour remaining sauce around eggs.
Cover loosely and microwave 6 minutes; turn dish onequarter turn.
Microwave until eggs are done, 3 to 4 minutes.
Microwave 1 tablespoon margarine uncovered until melted, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Stir in bread crumbs; sprinkle over eggs.