Home Made Cheese Souffle Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Milk1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Cayenne pepper1 Dash
 Dry mustard1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Sharp cheddar cheese3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), shredded
 Parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon, grated
 Eggs2 , separated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 584 Calories from Fat 366

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69%

Saturated Fat 24.5 g122.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 336.8 mg

Sodium 897.8 mg37.4%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.25 g1%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 36 g71.9%

Vitamin A 30.9% Vitamin C 0.2%

Calcium 88.5% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a pan over medium heat, melt butter, stir in flour, and cook, stirring, until bubbly.
Remove from heat and gradually stir in milk; add cayenne and mustard.
Cook, stirring, until thick.
Add Cheddar cheese and 1 tablespoon of the Parmesan; stir over heat until cheese melts.
Remove cheese mixture from heat and beat in egg yolks.
Beat egg whites until they hold distinct but moist peaks; carefully fold into cheese mixture.
Butter well a 3 to 4-cup souffle dish or 2 individual 1 1/4-cup souffle dishes; coat inside with remaining 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese.
Pour in souffle mixture and with the tip of a knife, draw a circle on top surface about 1 inch inside rim.
Bake in a 350° oven until souffle feels firm when lightly tapped and crack looks fairly dry (about 18 to 20 minutes for a 1-quart dish, 12 to 15 minutes for individual dishes).
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