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Flounder Cordon Bleu

2 pounds Florida flounder fillets
6 slices ( 1/2 ounce each) cooked ham
6 slices ( 1/2 ounce each) Swiss cheese
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1 egg beaten
1 tablespoon margarine
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

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Place 1 slice each of ham and cheese in the center of each fillet. Cut to fit. Sprinkle orange rind and pepper evenly over each fillet. Roll the fillets and secure with wooden picks. Gently dip rolls in beaten egg, then coat with bread crumbs. Place in a 12 inch x 8 inch x 2 inch baking dish. Melt margarine in sauce pan over medium-heat; blend in flour. Slowly stir in milk and cook until thickened. Pour sauce over fish and top with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 F for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily.

6 servings

Nutritional Information: Calories; 477, Protein; 48 g, Carbohydrates; 14g, Fat total; 36g, Saturated fat; 12g, Percent calories from fat; 47, Cholesterol; 172mg

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