Spinach and Parmesan Fallen Soufflé

Cooking spray
2  tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
2  garlic cloves, minced
10  ounce fresh spinach
1  cup 1% low-fat milk
1  tablespoon cornstarch
1/3  cup (about 1 1/2 ounces) grated fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
1/4  teaspoon salt
1/8  teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8  teaspoon grated whole nutmeg
3  large egg whites
1  large egg

Preheat oven to 375°.

Lightly coat an 11 x 7-inch baking dish with cooking spray, and dust with breadcrumbs. Set aside.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add garlic; cook 20 seconds, stirring constantly. Add spinach; cook 3 minutes or until spinach wilts, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Place spinach mixture on several layers of heavy-duty paper towels, and squeeze until barely moist. Place spinach mixture in a blender. Add milk and cornstarch; process until smooth. Add cheese, salt, pepper, and nutmeg; pulse until well blended. Pour into a large bowl.

Place egg whites and egg in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed 5 minutes or until tripled in volume. Gently fold one-fourth of egg mixture into spinach mixture; gently fold in remaining egg mixture (mixture will seem slightly thin). Spoon spinach-egg mixture into prepared baking dish; smooth top with a spatula.

Bake at 375° for 35 minutes or until set in the center. Cool 5 minutes on a wire rack before serving.

Yield: 6 servings

CALORIES 92(34% from fat); FAT 3.5g (sat 1.8g,mono 1g,poly 0.3g); PROTEIN 8.5g; CHOLESTEROL 42mg; CALCIUM 193mg; SODIUM 326mg; FIBER 1.2g; IRON 1.7mg; CARBOHYDRATE 7.3g

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