Oysters Florentine

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves 1

6 PEI Choice/Fancy Oysters scrubbed, shucked and bottom shell retained
1 shallot minced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 mushrooms, finely chopped
6 strips bacon, halved
24 spinach leaves, washed, stems removed
90 ml cream
Salt & pepper to taste

Slightly precook bacon
In large saucepan, gently sweat garlic, shallot and mushrooms in 1 tsp of butter
Add spinach leaves
Cook until wilted
Add heavy cream and season
Place the oyster back in the bottom shell
Top with spinach mixture and lay bacon strips in an "X" over top of the shell
Bake in preheated oven 180°C (350°C) for 5 minutes or until the bacon is crisp.

Serve immediately.

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