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tomatoes florentine

(1 rating)
Recipe by
billy haze
Philadelphia, PA

Great way to use up my tomatoes from the gardens, simple appetizer for a picnic or barbeque

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For tomatoes florentine

  • 8 md
  • salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
    egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1 pkg
    10-ounce frozen chopped spinach,cooked and drained

How To Make tomatoes florentine

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2
    Cut a slice from teh top of each tomato. Scoop out pulp,leaving a shell at least 1/4 inch thick. Place tomatoes upside down on paper toweling to drain.
  • 3
    Sprinkle the inside of each tomato with salt. In a sauce pan,combine flour and salt. Blend in milk. Stir in egg yolk and melted butter. Add well-drained spinach; blend well. Cook over medium heat until spinach begins to simmer.
  • 4
    Spoon mixture into tomatoes,mounding to form a rounded top. Arrange in a shallow baking dish.
  • 5
    Bake for 10-15 minutes until tomatoes are cooked but not mushy. Serve hot.