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Sage And Cheese Bake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 16 Ounce
  Cheddar cheese 8 Ounce, finely grated
  White breadcrumbs 6 Ounce
  Dried sage 2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, finely chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
Directions

Preheat the oven to moderate 350°F (Gas Mark 4, 180°C).
Using the butter, grease a medium sized ovenproof dish.
Pour the milk into a small saucepan set over moderate heat.
Scald the milk.
Remove the pan from the heat and set the milk aside to cool to lukewarm.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the cheese, breadcrumbs, sage, onion, salt, pepper and egg yolks.
Gradually stir in the milk.
Set the breadcrumb mixture aside for 30 minutes to soak.
In a large mixing bowl, beat the egg whites with a wire whisk or rotary beater until they form stiff peaks.
Using a large metal spoon, carefully fold the egg whites into the cheese mixture.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared dish.
Place the dish in the oven and bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until the top is golden brown and firmly set.
Remove the dish from the oven and serve the bake at once, straight from the dish.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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