Cheese Ham Souffle Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Ground cooked ham1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Eggs3 , separated
 Salt To Taste
 Paprika To Taste
 Cayenne pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 330 Calories from Fat 204

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.3%

Saturated Fat 13.1 g65.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 226.5 mg

Sodium 330.3 mg13.8%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.47 g1.9%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 19 g37.1%

Vitamin A 21.2% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 24.5% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat oven to moderate (375° F.).
2. In a saucepan melt the butter, add the flour and stir with a wire whisk until blended. Meanwhile, bring the milk to a boil and add all at once to the butter-flour mixture, stirring vigorously with the whisk. Stir in the cheese and ham.
3. When the cheese has melted, add a little of the hot mixture to the beaten egg yolks, mix and return slowly to the saucepan, stirring constantly. Let cool a little. Season with salt, paprika and cayenne.
4. Beat the egg whites until stiff. Fold them lightly but thoroughly into the cheese mixture.
5. Pour the mixture into a seven-inch souffle dish that may be buttered or not, as desired. (Some say souffles rise better if they have an ungreased surface to cling to on their way up.)
6. Bake until fairly firm, or about thirty to forty-five minutes.
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