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Salmon Souffle With Cheese

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Ingredients
  Parmesan cheese 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Reduced calorie margarine 1 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Margarine 1 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Enriched all purpose flour 3 3⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 3/4 Teaspoon)
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), heated
  Eggs 2 Small, separated
For garnish
  Lemon wedges 2
  Salmon 2 Ounce, skinned
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Canned salmon 2 Ounce, skinned, boned, drained and flaked
  Sharp cheddar cheese 1 Ounce, shredded
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper white 1 Dash
  Paprika 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1 Dash
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 325 degrees.
2) Use non-stick cooking spray to spray 2 10-ounce soufflé dishes.
3) Into each dish, sprinkle 1 teaspoon of Parmesan cheese, coating the sides and bottom. Set aside.

MAKING
4) Heat the margarine in a small non-stick skillet placed over moderate heat, till it is bubbly.
5) Gradually stir in the flour with the help of a wooden spoon.
6) Constantly stirring, add the milk very gradually and cook till the sauce is smooth and slightly thick.
7) Beat the egg yolks lightly in small bowl.
8) Add some of the sauce and stir well.
9) Pour the egg mixture into the remaining sauce in the skillet very slowly. Keep stirring rapidly to prevent lumping.
10) Add the cheese, salmon, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and paprika.
11) Cook, stirring constantly, till the cheese has melted and the mixture is thick and smooth.
12) Take the skillet off the heat.
13) In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar till stiff peaks form.
14) Into the salmon mixture, fold the beaten whites, 1/3rd at a time.
15) Into each of the prepared soufflé dishes, pour ½ of the mixture and place on a baking sheet.
16) Bake in the middle of the center rack of the preheated oven for about 30 to 35 minutes, till the soufflés are golden brown in color.

SERVING
17) Serve immediately after garnishing with parsley and lemon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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