Emerald Embrace: Spinach-Stuffed Flounder with Mushrooms and Feta

Dive deep into a culinary ocean with our Emerald Embrace Flounder. Tender flounder fillets embrace a lush filling of earthy mushrooms, vibrant spinach, and creamy feta. The delicate fish, paired with the robustness of the stuffing, promises a harmonious balance of flavors that dance gracefully on your palate.

A tantalizing close-up that beautifully captures the tender flounder, gracefully rolled and filled with the verdant spinach, earthy mushrooms, and creamy feta hints.

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4 servings
Ideal Serving Size: 250 grams per serving

Essential Nutritional Information

  • Calorie Count: 280 kcal per serving
  • Macronutrient Breakdown:
    • Carbohydrates: 8g
    • Proteins: 32g
    • Fats: 14g

Ingredients (Measured in Grams)

  • Flounder fillets - 800 grams
  • Fresh spinach, chopped - 200 grams
  • Mushrooms, finely chopped - 150 grams
  • Feta cheese, crumbled - 100 grams
  • Garlic, minced - 10 grams
  • Olive oil - 20 grams
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving
A sumptuously plated dish of the spinach-stuffed flounder, complemented by a side of perfectly roasted asparagus and a glass of crisp white wine, all set against the backdrop of a rustic wooden table.

Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté garlic until aromatic.
  3. Add mushrooms and cook until softened. Stir in the spinach and cook until wilted.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in crumbled feta. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Lay the flounder fillets flat and place a generous spoonful of the spinach-mushroom mixture in the center.
  6. Carefully roll up the fillets and secure with toothpicks.
  7. Place the stuffed flounder in a baking dish and bake for 20 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  8. Serve hot with lemon wedges.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • A sprinkle of fresh dill or parsley enhances the dish's aromatic profile.
  • Pair with a light Pinot Grigio or Chardonnay for a delightful dining experience.
  • A side of roasted asparagus or garlic mashed potatoes complements the dish beautifully.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Can I use another type of fish? Yes, sole or tilapia are good substitutes.
  • How can I store leftovers? Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 days.