Blue Cheese Souffle (Barefoot Contessa) Ina Garten

Recipe by Manami
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 2-3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  • Butter the inside of an 8" souffle dish (7 & 1/2 inches in diameter and 3 & 1/4 inches deep) and sprinkle evenly with Parmesan cheese.
  • Melt the butter or margarine in a small saucepan over low heat. With a wooden spoon, stir in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Off the heat whisk in the hot milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, the cayenne and nutmeg. Cook over low heat, whisking constantly, for 1 minute, until smooth and thick.
  • Off the heat while still hot, whisk in egg yolks, one at a time. Stir in the Roquefort and the 1/4 cup of Parmesan and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Put the egg whites, cream of tartar, and a pinch of salt in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachement. Beat on low speed for 1 minute, on medium speed for 1 minute, then finally on high speed until they form firm, glossy peaks.
  • Whisk 1/4 of the egg whites into the cheese sauce to lighten and then fold in the rest.
  • Pour into souffle dish, then smooth the top, GENTLY. Draw a circle on top with the spatula to help the souffle rise evenly and place in the middle of the oven.
  • Turn the temperature down to 375ºF. Bake 30-35 minutes(don't peek) until puffed and brown.
  • Serve immediately with Chambord and fresh or/& frozen fruit.
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