Curried Ham Souffle
|Butter/Margarine||4 Tablespoon (0.5 Stick)|
|Onion||1 Small, grated|
|All purpose flour||4 Tablespoon|
|Curry powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Soft bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Slice)|
|Ground cooked ham||2 Cup (32 tbs) (1 Pound)|
1 Melt butter or margarine in a large saucepan.
Blend in onion, flour, curry powder, salt and pepper; cook, stirring all the time, just until mixture bubbles.
2 Stir in milk; continue cooking and stirring until sauce thickens and boils 1 minute.
Beat in bread crumbs until well blended; remove from heat; stir in ham.
3 Separate eggs, putting whites in a large bowl, yolks in a small bowl.
Beat yolks slightly with a fork; blend in a few spoonfuls of the hot ham mixture, then quickly stir back into mixture in saucepan, blending well.
Cool to lukewarm.
4 Beat egg whites until they form soft peaks; pour ham mixture over and gently fold in until no streaks of white remain.
5 Spoon into an ungreased 6-cup straight-side baking dish.
Set dish in a shallow baking pan; place on oven shelf; pour boiling water into pan to a depth of 1 inch.
6 Bake in moderate oven (350Â°) 1 1/2 hours, or until souffle is puffy-light and firm in center.
Serve at once.