Create and Cook 2011: A Courgette and Goats Cheese Twice Baked Soufflé - Serves 2


Ingredients (Soufflé):

  • 1 medium courgette,grated
  • 15g butter plus extra for frying and greasing ramekins
  • 15g flour
  • 100ml milk
  • 30g Rosary Farm goats cheese
  • 25g grated Parmesan
  • 15g sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 free range medium eggs, separated

Ingredients (Basil Custard):

  • 2 free range medium egg yolks
  • 75ml milk
  • 75ml double cream
  • 3 tsp basil pesto

Full Method

Instructions (Soufflé):

  1. Preheat oven 180°C/Gas mark 5. Prepare the bain marie - fill a roasting pan two thirds full with water. Lightly grease 2 ramekins with butter.
  2. Melt a small knob of butter in a frying pan, add the grated courgettes. Cook for 3–4 minutes. Remove from pan and drain well.
  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan, stir in the flour. Gradually stir in the milk, bring to the boil to form a thick roux. Remove from the heat.
  4. Stir in the goats cheese, 15g parmesan, tomatoes and courgettes. Season. Whisk the egg whites until stiff, and gently fold into the mixture.
  5. Pour into the ramekins, place in the bain marie and cook for 18–20 minutes.
  6. Remove soufflés from the oven and leave to cool.

Instructions (Basil Custard):

  1. Increase oven temperature 200°C/Gas mark 6.
  2. Whisk the eggs yolks in a bowl. Heat the milk and cream in a saucepan, bring to the boil.Reduce the heat. Pour the mixture onto the egg yolks. Return to the pan, stirring continuously, until custard has thickened. Stir in the pesto. Remove from the heat.
  3. Turn out the cooled soufflés onto a greased baking tray, sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 12 minutes. Turn out onto plates and serve with the basil custard, new potatoes and cherry tomatoes.
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