Sweet Potato Souffle Recipe

Sweet Potato Souffle picture


Health IndexAverageMethod
Main Ingredient


 Sweet potatoes1 1⁄2 Pound
 Ground nutmeg1 Dash
 Pepper1 Dash
 Onion2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Egg yolks4 , beaten
 Egg whites4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1464 Calories from Fat 602

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.7%

Saturated Fat 38.1 g190.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 878.2 mg

Sodium 2612.1 mg108.8%

Total Carbohydrates 176 g58.6%

Dietary Fiber 21.8 g87.4%

Sugars 40 g

Protein 42 g84.7%

Vitamin A 1979.2% Vitamin C 30.9%

Calcium 50.8% Iron 41.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a saucepan cook sweet potatoes in boiling water for 30 to 40 minutes or till tender.
Peel sweet potatoes; mash.
Measure 2 cups, set aside.
In a saucepan cook onion in butter or margarine till tender but not brown.
Blend in flour, salt, nutmeg, and pepper.
Stir in milk.
Cook and stir till mixture thickens and bubbles.
Stir in mashed sweet potatoes; mix well.
Add half of the hot mixture to egg yolks, stirring constantly.
Return to remaining hot mixture; mix well.
Set aside.
In large mixer bowl beat egg whites till stiff peaks form.
Fold into potato mixture.
Spoon into 1 1/2-quart souffle dish.
Bake in a 350°F oven for about 45 minutes or till a knife inserted just off-center comes out clean.
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