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Eggs Florentine with Creamy Cheese Sauce

No recipe image available.This delicious baked egg, spinach and three cheese dish, served with a creamy cheese sauce, is a wonderful entrée for brunch or dinner.

Recipe Ingredients:

Eggs Florentine:
9 large eggs
2 cups cottage cheese
2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
8 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
4 tablespoons butter, softened
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Creamy Cheese Sauce:
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Eggs Florentine: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Generously butter a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside.
  2. Beat eggs slightly; add cheeses and butter and mix well. Stir in spinach and nutmeg.
  3. Pour into prepared baking pan. Bake in a preheated oven at for 45 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. To serve, cut into squares and top with Creamy Cheese Sauce.
  5. For Creamy Cheese Sauce: Melt butter; stir in flour and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add milk, stirring constantly until sauce begins to thicken and bubble. Stir in cheese and seasonings. Remove from heat once cheese is melted. Makes about 4 cups.

Makes 8 servings.