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Cheese And Bacon Souffle

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Bacon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Plain flour 2 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Eggs 3
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 325°F.

MAKING
2) In a medium-sized saucepan, saute the bacon in butter until the bacon fat is clear.
3) Blend in the plain flour until smooth, then cook without browning for 3 minutes.
4) Stir in the mustard, salt, cayenne pepper and milk.
5) Stir until the sauce comes to a boil and acquires a thick consistency,
6) Then stir in the grated cheese until it has melted.
7) Allow the sauce to cool, then stir in the egg yolk.
8) In a clean dry bowl, beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until stiff.
9) Fold into the cheese and bacon mixture.
10) In a well-greased souffle dish, spoon the mixture.
11) Bake in the preheated oven for about 60 minutes.

SERVING
12) Serve the Cheese and Bacon Souffle immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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