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Broccoli Soufflé

By Chef Lippe

Broccoli Souffle

I know that I have been on a Broccoli kick for a while now, but the Florida Broccoli is just coming into season and when picked and cooked all in the same day it is the best! The taste is not the only reason to eat it, just think of all the health benefits you get with it. See my post  Did-you-know-broccoli from a few days ago to see some of the other reasons to eat it. Soufflés are a classic French dessert, but most Americans are unaware that savory soufflés made with vegetables and cheese are also common and easy to make. This delicious broccoli version is well-suited for a any holiday meal and the kids will love it.

 

Ingredients

2 ounces soft butter

2 ounces grated parmesan cheese

10 ounces broccoli peeled and trimmed

Salt and pepper to taste

Pinch of nutmeg

1 ounce Gruyere cheese diced

2 egg yolks

4 egg whites

Recipe

Makes 4 servings

Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Coat the inside of a ramekin with softened butter and dust with Parmesan cheese.

Blanch the broccoli in boiling water until just tender and drain well. Purée in a food processor.

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat and add the purée. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Season to taste with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Stir in the Gruyère cheese. Add the egg yolks.

Remove from the heat.

Beat the egg whites to soft peaks and fold in the vegetable mixture. Pour into prepared ramekins. Place the ramekins in a roasting pan and add hot water to about 1/3 of the way up the sides of the ramekins.

Bake for 10 minutes until risen and browned on top.

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Summer Squash Soufflé with Goats Milk

By Chef Lippe

 

A soufflé made with goats milk is light with subtle flavor.  It also has more calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin A, than cow milk. The combination of carrots and squash add a pleasant sweetness to the dish which combined with the nutty flavor of Taleggio cheese is a wonderful flavor combination. This is a perfect summer appetizer. You need to serve it right away before it falls.

Ingredients:

½ cup carrots, peeled and cut into chunks

½ cup summer squash, peeled and cut into chunks

5 Tablespoons butter, softened

5 tablespoons flour

7/8 cup of goats milk

3 eggs, separated

2 Tablespoons Taleggio, grated

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions

Stem carrots and squash until soft, mash with potato masher in to a puree. Set to side

 

Melt butter in a pan, add flour, stir well then add milk gradually. Salt and pepper to taste.

 

Add carrot and squash puree and mix well, let it cool down to room temperature, add egg yolks and Taleggio beating well (smooth mixture).

 

Beat egg whites to a stiff consistency and carefully fold into squash mixture.

 

Fill buttered ramequins to ¾ full and cook in pre-heated oven until the soufflé rises and turns golden on top.

 

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