Baby Spinach and Basil Soufflé

Baby Spinach and Basil Soufflé
  • 4 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:35 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • sufficient quantity, butter

  • 1/2 cups
    (125 mL)

    prepared bechamel sauce

  • salt, pepper to taste

  • nutmeg to taste

  • 1

    french shallot, finely chopped

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    baby spinach, finely chopped

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    fresh basil, finely chopped

  • 2

    eggs

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).

Butter each of four 1/2 cup (125 mL) ramekins. Mix the béchamel sauce, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Brown the shallot, spinach and basil in a little butter in a skillet. Season to taste. Press in a strainer to remove liquid. Let cool.

Separate the egg whites and yolks and beat the whites to soft peak by adding a pinch of salt. In the béchamel, add the egg yolks one by one, stirring well as each one is added. Then, fold the beaten whites into the mixture, using a wood spoon, always stirring in the same manner.

Gently add the spinach mixture. Spread in the ramekins and put in the oven for 15 minutes.

Source: Metro

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