Spinach Souffle Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Light cream/Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste
 Ground nutmeg1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Swiss cheese1⁄4 Pound, grated to make 1 cup
 Grated cheese1⁄4 Pound (1 cup)
 Spinach1 Pound, washed, cooked and squeezed dry
 Spinach1 Pound, squeezed
 Eggs4 , separated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 336 Calories from Fat 242

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.2%

Saturated Fat 16.1 g80.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 218.9 mg

Sodium 221.9 mg9.2%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.7%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 13 g26.4%

Vitamin A 160% Vitamin C 35.9%

Calcium 27.3% Iron 17.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Heat the butter in a saucepan large enough to take all the ingredients except the eggs.
Stir in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, for about 2 minutes.
Stir in the cream, and cook, stirring all the time, until thickened and smooth.
Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Turn heat to very low and stir in the cheese and the spinach.
Cook until the cheese has melted.
Remove from the heat and cool.
Beat the egg yolks until thick and beat them into the spinach.
Beat the egg whites until they are stiff but not dry.
Carefully fold the egg whites into the spinach mixture.
Turn into a buttered 1 1/2- to 2-quart baking dish.
Bake in a preheated slow oven (325° F) for about 30 or 40 minutes or until set.
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