Cheese Soufflé

Looking for an easy-to-make delicious main-dish? Then check out this cheese soufflé recipe that’s ready in just a little more than an hour!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

6
tablespoons margarine or butter
2/3
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon dry mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups milk
6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded Cheddar cheese
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
6
eggs, separated

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour 1 1/2-quart soufflé dish or casserole. Make 4-inch band of double thickness foil 2 inches longer than top edge of dish; grease one side. Place foil, greased side in, around top edge of dish extending above edge. Secure foil with clear tape.
  • 2 Melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour, dry mustard and salt; cook and stir until bubbly. Gradually add milk; cook until mixture is very thick and smooth, stirring constantly. Add cheese and Worcestershire sauce; stir until cheese melts. Remove from heat. Add egg yolks 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat egg whites just until stiff peaks form. Fold into cheese mixture. Carefully pour into greased and floured soufflé dish.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 55 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Carefully remove foil band. Serve immediately.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour 1 1/2-quart soufflé dish or casserole. Make 4-inch band of double thickness foil 2 inches longer than top edge of dish; grease one side. Place foil, greased side in, around top edge of dish extending above edge. Secure foil with clear tape.
  • 2 Melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour, dry mustard and salt; cook and stir until bubbly. Gradually add milk; cook until mixture is very thick and smooth, stirring constantly. Add cheese and Worcestershire sauce; stir until cheese melts. Remove from heat. Add egg yolks 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat egg whites just until stiff peaks form. Fold into cheese mixture. Carefully pour into greased and floured soufflé dish.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 55 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Carefully remove foil band. Serve immediately.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For 3 egg souffle, cut all ingredients in half. Bake in 1-quart souffle dish or casserole for 35 to 40 minutes.

Bacon or Ham Soufflé: Add 6 to 8 slices crumbled, cooked bacon or 1 cup finely chopped cooked ham with cheese. Chicken Soufflé: Add 1 cup finely chopped cooked chicken with cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
),
Cholesterol
245mg
245%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.