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Old Fashioned Eggplant Souffle

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Ingredients
  Eggplant 1 Medium
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Finely crushed crackers 1 Cup (16 tbs) (20 Crackers)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Snipped chives 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 3
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), halved
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 300°.

MAKING
2. Wash eggplant thoroughly and grease with shortening.
3. Take a shallow baking dish and transfer greased eggplants into it and bake for 35 minutes or till tender.
4. Take a large bowl and transfer eggplant pulp into, after peeling eggplant.
5. Mash thoroughly using an electric mixer or potato masher.
6. Add Worcestershire sauce, egg yolks and melted butter.
7. Stir in cheese, chives, cracker crumbs, milk, dry mustard, red pepper and salt and mix thoroughly.
8. Raise oven temperature by 50°.
9. Take a bowl and beat egg whites using an electric mixer till rigid peaks are formed.
10. Add to the eggplant mixture.
11. Take a 1 1/2-quart shallow casserole, grease it, rub the sides using halved garlic cloves and transfer the eggplant-egg mixture into casserole.
12. In the 350° preheated oven, keep the casserole and bake the mixture for 40 minutes or till the mixture is set and turns puffy.

SERVING
13. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Eggplant
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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