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Stovetop Cheese Souffle
Recipe by Candace FloydKitchen Tested
Yield 4 servings
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 1 hour
Use any kind of good-quality cheese you like in this super-easy, weeknight souffle.
2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 tablespoons flour
2/3 cup whole milk
6 to 8 ounces grated cheese
Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add flour and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Drizzle in milk while stirring. When thickened, add egg yolks and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add cheese a little at a time and stir until melted.
Beat egg whites in a large bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold cheese mixture into the egg whites, a little at a time. Scrape into the top of an ungreased double boiler. Set over barely simmering water. Cook, covered, about 1 hour. (Do not let water touch the bottom of the double boiler insert.). Serves 4 as a side, 2 as a main course.