Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Soufflé and Bibb Lettuce, with Bistro Vinaigrette

A Soufflé, a simple and easy Soufflé. When we think of a Soufflé, it's usually something French and something difficult so we never try one. This is the Soufflé for the inexperienced Chef, the Home Cook, the person that wants to make an impression. It's light, fluffy and most of all, it's very easy.

Serve it with a Simple Bibb Lettuce Salad and a French Bistro Vinaigrette Dressing. (recipe to follow)

Here's what you'll need:
Preheat the Oven to 375 degrees.
1 - 1 1/2 Qt. Soufflé Dish coated with a Vegetable Cooking Spray or Brush well with Softened Butter.

6 Eggs, separated
1 - 8 oz. container of Chive and Onion Cream Cheese.

In a Mixing Bowl with a an Electric Mixer on High:
Egg Whites
Beat until Stiff Peak.

In another Mixing Bowl with an Electric Mixer:
Cream Cheese
Beat until Creamy Smooth.

Egg Yolks
Beat just until well combined.

Gently Fold in by Hand with a Silicone Spatula:
Egg Whites
Fold in just until combined.

Spoon into the Soufflé Dish.
Smooth the top with a Spatula.

Bake for 25 minutes.
It should Puff Up and be Golden Brown.

French Bistro Vinaigrette:

Bibb Lettuce
You can add your favorite Salad Ingredients.

In a Mixing Bowl:
1/2 C Olive Oil
1/4 C White Wine Vinegar
3 TBS Creme Fraiche
1 tsp Whole Grain French Mustard
1/4 tsp Granulated Sugar
Salt and Pepper to taste

Whisk well.
Transfer to a serving Bowl.
Drizzle over Bibb Lettuce.

Peace in the Kitchen!

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