Lemon thyme souffle Recipe

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serves:

2

Total Time:

00:30

Prep:

00:15

Cooking:

00:15

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 536 kCal 27%
Fat 45g 64%
  -  Saturates 26g 130%

This light and fluffy souffle for two is made with goat’s cheese and Parmesan – and the unusual addition of lemon thyme gives it a lovely, summery flavour

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 125g rindless soft goat’s cheese
  • 60g Parmesan, finely grated
  • 3tbsp double cream
  • 1tbsp lemon thyme leaves, plus extra sprigs with flowers, for garnish
  • 2 x 175-200ml ovenproof dishes, well-buttered

Method

  • Set the oven to gas mark 6 or 200°C. Whisk the egg whites, with a pinch of salt, to stiff peaks.

  • In another bowl, but using the same beaters, whisk the egg yolks with the goat’s cheese, half the Parmesan, the cream and half the thyme leaves, chopped, if you prefer. Season.

  • Stir about one third of the egg whites into the cheese mixture, then fold in the rest.

  • Sprinkle the remaining Parmesan in the dishes. Divide the mixture between them and sprinkle with the rest of the chopped thyme.

  • Place on a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 mins until puffed up and golden. Garnish with thyme sprigs. Serve immediately.

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Any variety of thyme, or chives, with their flowers to garnish, would be fine to use.