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Cheese And Chive Souffle

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This cheese and chives souffle is a fairly simple reciepe that can be served as a savory side in a meal or as a dessert. Prepared with grated cheddar cheese combined with flour, butter, milk and eggs, along with chives, the cheese and chives souffle is pepped up with cayenne pepper and baked in a souffle dish. Adapted from Sharp Microwave and Convection Cookbook.
Ingredients
  Margarine/Butter 60 Gram
  Plain flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated cheddar cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh chives 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Eggs 6 , separated
Directions

Place margarine or butter in a large bowl; microwave for 1 minute on HIGH, Add flour and pepper; mix to a paste.
Gradually stir in milk
Cook for 5-6 minutes on HIGH, stirring every 2 minutes.
Add cheese; cook a further 2 minutes on HIGH.
Add chives; mix well.
Preheat oven to 180°C.
Beat egg yolks and stir into cheese mixture; blend well.
Cool slightly.
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
Gently fold egg whites into cheese mixture, half at a time until just blended.
Pour into a greased 2-litre souffle dish.
Bake on Low Rack for 18-20 minutes on LOW MIX/BAKE 180°C or until top is puffed and golden.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 523 Calories from Fat 362

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g62.4%

Saturated Fat 18.2 g91%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 386.2 mg128.7%

Sodium 506.5 mg21.1%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.36 g1.5%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 25 g50%

Vitamin A 40.5% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 54.4% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheese And Chive Souffle Recipe