Monday, April 18, 2011

Fluffy Broccoli Souffle

Anyone in your family hate vegetables? I know the feeling...

This souffle is packed with broccoli, but it doesn't taste like it! Perfect for any picky veggie eater!

Adapted from here

Ingredients:
• 2.5 cups fresh chopped broccoli
• 1/4 cup butter
• 1/4 cup flour
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/8 teaspoon pepper
• 1 1/4 cup milk
• 3 eggs, separated
• 1 teaspoon lemon juice
• 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
• 3 egg whites
• 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

Steam broccoli in boiling water using a steamer or in a pot.

In a large pan, melt butter over medium heat. Mix in flour, salt, and pepper until smooth.

Slowly add milk and continue cooking until sauce is thick.

In a medium bowl, beat egg yolks lightly. Pour yolks into pan and blend well.

Add lemon juice, nutmeg, and cooked broccoli.

In another bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Mix egg whites into sauce mixture.

Pour into a baking dish. Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes until soufflĂ© is puffed and golden brown.


Delicious!

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17 comments :

  1. Well that looks healthy and good all at the same time!!!

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  2. I love broccoli so I will definitely be giving this one a try. Thanks!

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  3. We eat a lot of broccoli - love it! But getting pretty tired of our recipes. Definitely going to make this next. I am so happy to find a new delicious broccoli dish! My family will be too :)

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  4. YUM!! I just planted my seedlings for broccoli...Id say I have another 32 months before I can actually use it but when it is ready I am soooo making this...then again, I suppose I could just go to the store and buy some!! This would be perfect for my Foodie Friday linky party - stop by this week and link up!

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  5. Wow, that looks great. My kids love broccoli. I bet they'd really like this. Stopping by from Make it Yours day.

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  6. YUMMY I love souffle and broccoli and winner in my book!!!

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  7. Anything made with broccoli is going to be good! Thanks for visiting me at A Season for All Things. I'm your newest follower and look forward to reading more of your posts. ~ Ellen

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  8. Delish!Happy Friday,Happy Good Friday, Happy Earth Day, Happy Jelly Bean Day ( yes it's actually jelly bean day)Hugs from Katherine. P.S have you entered my giveaway?

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  10. Another great idea for broccoli! (: I love broccoli so there's never a problem on trying to sneak in into foods. In fact, I try to squeeze it into anything.

    http://mummyicancook.blogspot.com/2011/03/naked-broccoli-soup-with-garlic-herb_17.html

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  11. This sounds wonderful. I love broccoli! Thanks!
    Following you now ;)
    Hope you can come see me at http://willcookforsmiles.blogspot.com/

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  12. Delicious and healthy too! I love it!

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  13. Lisa, I'm definitely looking forward to trying this recipe!


    Thank you so much for being a part of "A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday at Rook No. 17

    Jenn

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  14. Featured this recipe on today's WCW :)

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