You are here

Vegetable Souffle With Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

chef.jackson's picture
Ingredients
For spinach filling
  Egg whites 3
  Egg yolks 2
  Whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped shallots 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh spinach 10 Ounce, washed, drained and stemmed
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
For tomato filling
  Minced garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh tomato 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), peeled, seeded and diced
  Sugar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
For cheese filling
  Grated gruyere cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
For pepper sauce
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (1/4 Stick)
  Diced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Diced red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Half and half 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Fresh button mushrooms 6
  Fresh chives 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350°F before baking.
2. Take a bowl, beat egg yolks, cream and egg whites thoroughly.
3. Place skillet with butter on medium heat and melt it. Sauté shallots for 3 minutes till translucent. Stir in spinach and sauté for 3 minutes till spinach wilts. Take off from heat, drain and mix with cream mixture. Add sugar, pepper and salt and keep aside the spinach filling.
4. In another bowl, beat egg yolks, cream and egg whites thoroughly.
5. Place skillet on medium heat and sauté onion, garlic, diced tomatoes and tomato paste, stirring intermittently, till mixture thickens. Add salt, sugar and pepper. Take off from heat, mix with cream mixture and keep aside the tomato filling.
6. Prepare a cheese filling by blending all necessary ingredients. Keep aside.

MAKING
7. Take a terrine mold, grease with butter and line using parchment paper. Grease the parchment and keep the mold in water bath. Fill with spinach mixture and cook for half an hour till mixture turns firm. Spin the pan, halfway through, so that mixture is cooked evenly.
8. Add the tomato mixture till the pan is 2/3rd full and cook for 1 more hour, rotating once in 15 minutes. Use a knife and prick soufflé surface to release air.
9. Spread cheese mixture evenly on the surface to fill the mold. Continue to cook for 40 more minutes till mixture is firm.
10. Take off from pan and allow to cool for about 10 minutes.

FINALIZING
11. Place as saucepan on medium heat to melt 1 tbsp butter. Sauté bell pepper and onion to limp. Add wine and on high heat, reduce the mixture to 2/3rds. Blend in half and half and reduce the quantity to half, while sauce turns slightly thick.
12. Take a food processor with steel blade or blender, add the sauce to it and blend to a smooth puree.
13. Using a fine mesh sieve, strain the puree and add to a clean saucepan. Bring to boil, add salt and pepper to taste. Churn in rest 1 tbsp butter and keep aside.
14. Sauté mushrooms in a small pan on medium heat for a minute in butter.

SERVING
15. On a serving plate, place the mold upside down and remove the pan. Discard the paper. Top with mushrooms and decorate with chopped chives.
16. Serve alongside pepper sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.07381
Average: 4.1 (21 votes)