Red Leicester Soufflé Veg
MC English 60mins
Serve 4 Hot
Vegetarian Main Course British England
Leicester Cheese, grated
3 tbsp Fresh
Mixed herbs, chopped (e.g.
tarragon, chervil, oregano)
Salt and Black
1. Preheat the
oven 180 C, 350 F, Gas mark 4 and lightly oil a 1.2L/2pt soufflé dish.
2. Melt the
butter in a large saucepan, stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
Gradually stir in the milk and bring to the boil,
stirring continuously until the sauce thickens.
Cool slightly, then beat in the egg yolks, cheese, herbs and seasoning.
3. In a bowl,
egg whites until stiff, fold one quarter into the cheese mixture to lighten
it then fold in the remaining egg whites. Blend well working quickly and being
careful not to overwork the mixture.
4. Spoon into
the soufflé dish and place in the oven for 35-40 minutes, until risen and
golden. Serve immediately.
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