Cheesy haddock and spinach bake recipe

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  • Healthy
serves: 2
Skill: medium
Prep: 25 min
Cooking: 15 min
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  • This creamy fish pie style bake is oozing with melted cheese, delicious chunky haddock and fresh spinach. It only takes 40 minutes too and the family will love it


    • 20g butter
    • 20g plain flour
    • 240ml milk
    • 2tbsp Dijon mustard
    • Squeeze of lemon
    • 100g spinach
    • 70g cheese, chopped into small cubes like Pie d’Angloys
    • 400g smoked haddock
    • Salt and pepper


    • Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF/gas 6.

    • Melt the butter over a medium heat, remove and stir in the flour to form a roux. Place back on the heat and cook for 30 secs stirring with a wooden spoon.

    • Gradually add the milk a little at a time whisking as you go to prevent any lumps from forming. When you have incorporated all the milk and the sauce has a creamy consistency add in the Dijon mustard, cheese and a squeeze of lemon juice. Season to taste.

    • Wash the spinach and cook for 1-2 mins, squeeze out any excess liquid using a sieve and the back of a spoon.

    • Divide the spinach between two small crockery-baking dishes, place the fish on top and finish with the sauce.

    • Bake in the oven for 15 – 20 mins until golden on top.

    Top tip for making Cheesy haddock and spinach bake

    Just top with mash to turn this cheesy haddock and spinach bake into a delicious fish pie

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