You are here

Zucchini And Leek Pudding Souffle

Western.Chefs's picture
Ingredients
  Zucchini 4 Medium, scrubbed and coarsely grated
  Leeks/Scallions 2 , trimmed and sliced
  Shallots 3 , peeled and minced
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Condensed beef consomme 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 2 , lightly beaten
  Egg whites 6
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Butter a 1-quart soufflé dish or casserole.
2. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon Parmesan on the base and sides of the dish.
3. Preheat oven to 375°.

MAKING
4. In a large skillet, heat the oil over moderate heat.
5. Add zucchini, leeks, and shallots and sauté for 5 minutes until lightly browned.
6. Season with salt, marjoram, nutmeg, and pepper
7. Reduce heat to lowest point and keep warm, sautéing occasionally.
8. Meanwhile in a small saucepan, melt the margarine over a low flame.
9. Add and blend in flour.
10. Take pan off the flame and stir in consommé,
11. Return to heat, and simmer, stirring, for 3-5 minutes until thick.
12. Switch off the flame and stir in Parmesan, salt, and zucchini-leek mixture.
13. Whisk in egg yolks.
14. Cover the pan with cling film and keep aside to cool to room temperature.
15. In a clean dry bowl, beat egg whites until frothy.
16. Add cream of tartar and 1/4 teaspoon salt, and beat until stiff.
17. Fold egg whites into the zucchini mixture using a rubber spatula.
18. Pour the mixture into prepared souffle dish.
19. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until puffed and speckled with brown.

SERVING
20. Rush the casserole from the oven straight to the table using oven mitts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pudding
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.235295
Average: 4.2 (17 votes)