Potato Soufflé Recipe

Soufflé is an egg-based French dish which originated in the early 18th century. It is made with egg yolks and beaten egg whites mixed with various ingredients. It can be served as a savory main dish or as a sweet dessert. Soufflé is a very elegant dish and most home cooks find preparing it very intimidating – because it can be very hard to achieve the perfectly puffed and crusty top with a creamy interior. However with this easy-to-follow recipe, you don’t need to be a chef to make a delicious, creamy, and impressive potato soufflé at home. The breadcrumbs form a delightful crust while the cheddar and parmesan cheese give an amazing flavor and richness to the dish. This potato soufflé is perfect for breakfast or brunch.

Ingredients:

• 2 tbsp butter
• 3 tsp breadcrumbs
• 1 large potato, boiled
• 1 ⅓ cups of grated mature cheddar cheese
• ⅓ cup of grated parmesan cheese
• 2 tbsp fresh chives
• 2 eggs, white and yolk separated
• freshly ground black pepper
• 6 tbsp milk
• paprika

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 30 minutes to make. Serves 4.

Preheat oven to 450°F.
Grease 4 ramekins with butter, then dust with breadcrumbs.
Peel the boiled potato, then place it in a bowl.
Using a potato masher, mash the potato.
Add grated cheese, chives, egg yolks, and freshly ground black pepper, then mix well.
Melt 1 tbsp butter with milk, then add to the potato mixture.
In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks are formed.
Gently fold the egg whites into the potato mixture.
Fill prepared ramekins with enough potato mixture, then sprinkle paprika on top.
Bake in the oven for 15 to 17 minutes or until the tops are puffed and golden brown.

Ideas And Tips:

• You can use sweet potatoes instead of regular potatoes.

• You can substitute milk with heavy cream to make the dish creamier.

Potato Soufflé Recipe
images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HU9K8IqqAZk

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