April 10, 2014

Spinach & Feta Soufflé

Use a bunch of leafy green Farmers’ Market spinach to make this elegant, savory soufflé recipe. For those with more of a sweet tooth try our hot chocolate soufflé recipe!

Serves 6

Ingredients:

Savory Base:
¼ cup unsalted butter
¼ cup all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. ground white pepper
4 large eggs, separated

Garnish:
½ cup crumbled feta
¾ cup shredded Swiss cheese
½ cup spinach, wilted, chopped and squeezed dry

Ramekin Prep:
Soft butter
Bread crumbs

Method:

  1. Lightly butter and dust six, 6 oz. ramekins with bread crumbs.
  2. Melt butter in saucepan, whisk in flour and cook over medium heat for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. Whisk in seasoning.
  3. Heat milk in a separate saucepan until scalded. Whisk milk into flour mixture and cook until thick and bubbling.
  4. Add in cheese and mix until cheese is melted.
  5. In a separate bowl lightly whisk the yolks and pepper. Add some of the cheese mixture and whisk. Add the egg mixture back into the cheese mixture.
  6. Add spinach and mix until combined.
  7. Place whites into a mixing bowl and whip whites with salt until moist peaks.
  8. Fold into the base in two stages.
  9. Fill ramekins and place into a preheated 400°F oven. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until when lightly pressed in the center, it is firm.

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