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Monday, November 7, 2011

Blue Cheese Souffle

Yield: 16 servings
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup milk
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup finely crumbled blue cheese
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 cup diced onion
1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper or to taste

1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Stir together egg, milk, mayonnaise, cheeses, onion, salt and pepper. Transfer to an 8-inch-square glass or ceramic baking dish.
2. Place the baking dish in a roasting pan; place in the oven, then pour hot water into the roasting pan. The water should come halfway up the sides of the baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes or until set on top and lightly browned.
3. Serve hot with crusty bread or crackers or sliced apples.
Per serving: 170 calories; 16.5g fat; 5g saturated fat; 34mg cholesterol; 4g protein; 1.5g carbohydrate; 1g sugar; no fiber; 280mg sodium; 104mg calcium; 53mg potassium.

Variation: Instead of an 8-inch baking dish, use individual 3- to 4-ounce ramekins. Reduce baking time as necessary.

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