Potato Souffle

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour
  • 4 servings

Souffle is an egg-based dish, originating from French cuisine. It can be made out of various ingredients, and depending on that can be served whether as a main dish or a dessert. Our potato souffle is rich, savory, and has lots of melted cheese! Yummy!

Ingredients Needed for Potato Souffle

    4 medium-sized potatoes
    ¼ cup mozzarella, shredded
    ¼ cup parmesan, shredded
    2 egg yolks
    2 ounces of butter, melted
    2 egg whites
    1 tablespoon butter
    2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs

How to Make Potato Souffle

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat, and fill it halfway with water.
  2. Superficially score the potatoes and cook them for 20 minutes.
  3. Take out the potatoes and peel them. Place them in an ice-filled bowl and let them rest for a few minutes.
  4. Place the potatoes in a large bowl and mash them. Add the mozzarella, parmesan, egg yolks, chives, and melted butter. Mix everything with a spatula until smooth.
  5. Place the egg whites in a large bowl. Set up your mixer at high speed and mix everything until stiff peaks appear on top.
  6. Slowly mix the obtained merengue with the mashed potatoes using a spatula.
  7. Preheat the oven to 440°F/220°C.
  8. Grab your ramekins. Grab a pinch of butter in the tip of your fingers and spread it on the bottom of a ramekin. Add about 1 teaspoon of breadcrumbs so you can cover the bottom of the ramekin.
  9. Fill the ramekins with the mashed potato mixture. Place them on a cast-iron skillet and slide them into the oven for the next 25 minutes.

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