Vegetable Souffle With Sweet Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

For spinach filling
 Egg whites3
 Egg yolks2
 Whipping cream3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Chopped shallots1 Teaspoon
 Fresh spinach10 Ounce, washed, drained and stemmed
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
For tomato filling
 Minced garlic1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Minced onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Tomato paste1 Tablespoon
 Fresh tomato1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), peeled, seeded and diced
 Sugar1⁄8 Teaspoon
For cheese filling
 Grated gruyere cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
For pepper sauce
 Butter2 Tablespoon (1/4 Stick)
 Diced onion2 Tablespoon
 Diced red bell pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dry white wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Half and half2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
 Fresh button mushrooms6
 Fresh chives1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3389 Calories from Fat 2291

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 258 g397.6%

Saturated Fat 160.5 g802.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1084.4 mg

Sodium 1717 mg71.5%

Total Carbohydrates 155 g51.5%

Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.3%

Sugars 31.4 g

Protein 82 g163.3%

Vitamin A 741.4% Vitamin C 378.3%

Calcium 149.3% Iron 65.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350°F before baking.
2. Take a bowl, beat egg yolks, cream and egg whites thoroughly.
3. Place skillet with butter on medium heat and melt it. Sauté shallots for 3 minutes till translucent. Stir in spinach and sauté for 3 minutes till spinach wilts. Take off from heat, drain and mix with cream mixture. Add sugar, pepper and salt and keep aside the spinach filling.
4. In another bowl, beat egg yolks, cream and egg whites thoroughly.
5. Place skillet on medium heat and sauté onion, garlic, diced tomatoes and tomato paste, stirring intermittently, till mixture thickens. Add salt, sugar and pepper. Take off from heat, mix with cream mixture and keep aside the tomato filling.
6. Prepare a cheese filling by blending all necessary ingredients. Keep aside.

MAKING
7. Take a terrine mold, grease with butter and line using parchment paper. Grease the parchment and keep the mold in water bath. Fill with spinach mixture and cook for half an hour till mixture turns firm. Spin the pan, halfway through, so that mixture is cooked evenly.
8. Add the tomato mixture till the pan is 2/3rd full and cook for 1 more hour, rotating once in 15 minutes. Use a knife and prick soufflé surface to release air.
9. Spread cheese mixture evenly on the surface to fill the mold. Continue to cook for 40 more minutes till mixture is firm.
10. Take off from pan and allow to cool for about 10 minutes.

FINALIZING
11. Place as saucepan on medium heat to melt 1 tbsp butter. Sauté bell pepper and onion to limp. Add wine and on high heat, reduce the mixture to 2/3rds. Blend in half and half and reduce the quantity to half, while sauce turns slightly thick.
12. Take a food processor with steel blade or blender, add the sauce to it and blend to a smooth puree.
13. Using a fine mesh sieve, strain the puree and add to a clean saucepan. Bring to boil, add salt and pepper to taste. Churn in rest 1 tbsp butter and keep aside.
14. Sauté mushrooms in a small pan on medium heat for a minute in butter.

SERVING
15. On a serving plate, place the mold upside down and remove the pan. Discard the paper. Top with mushrooms and decorate with chopped chives.
16. Serve alongside pepper sauce.
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