Broccoli Souffle Recipe

Broccoli Souffle
submitted by epicure at ifood.tv

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Instant minced onion2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Cayenne1 Dash
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Broccoli1 Cup (16 tbs), minced and cooked
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Eggs4 , separated
 Cream of tartar1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 258 Calories from Fat 144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.3 mg80.4%

Sodium 593.3 mg24.7%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.2%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 11 g21.3%

Vitamin A 17.8% Vitamin C 68.1%

Calcium 11.7% Iron 10.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1 In a skillet, melt butter and stir in flour, onion, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cayenne.
2 Cook until bubbly then remove from heat.
3 Pour in milk and cook stirring constantly, over low heat until thickened.
4 Remove from heat and add broccoli and lemon juice.
5 In a bowl, beat egg yolks until thick and add to broccoli mixture, stirring quickly.
6 Allow to cool slightly.
7 In another bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff but not dry.
8 Gradually, fold the egg whites into broccoli mixture.
9 Into buttered 1 1/2-quart casserole, pour the mixture.
10 Bake in a pan of hot water in 350┬░Fahrenheit oven for 40 minutes or until silver knife inserted in center comes out clean.

SERVING
11 Great with any meal, especially ideal to serve with ham, chicken, turkey, beef or veal.
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