Cheesy bubble and squeak souffle Recipe

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serves:

4

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

30 min

Cooking:

45 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 521 kCal 26%
Fat 25g 36%
  -  Saturates 11g 55%

This light, yet substantial, meal of cheese and vegetable souffle will make and great meal for the whole family.

Ingredients

  • 750g (1½lb) potatoes, peeled and halved
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 500g tub ready-made white sauce
  • 250g (8oz) cooked Brussels sprouts
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 100g (3½oz) Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 x 150ml (¼ pint) ramekin dishes, buttered

Method

  • Put the potatoes in a pan, cover with salted water, bring to the boil and simmer for 20 mins until tender.

  • Set the oven to Gas Mark 6 or 200°C. Put the white sauce and sprouts in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add the egg yolks.

  • Drain and mash the potatoes, and stir in the sprout sauce.

  • Whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl to stiff-peak stage. Fold into the mash mixture. Spoon into the ramekin dishes and sprinkle with cheese. Put dishes on a baking tray and bake for 25 mins.

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Top Tip

The mash and sauce can be prepared up to a day in advance. Fold in the whisked egg whites just before cooking.