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Cheddar Grits Soufflé

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Stand time 5 mins
Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 soufflé)
We tested these soufflés in individual custard cups. If you prefer, spoon the mixture into a 1-quart casserole coated with cooking spray, and bake 30 minutes or until puffed and golden.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon light butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quick-cooking grits
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) preshredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 2 large egg whites

Nutrition Information

  • calories 132
  • fat 4.1 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • protein 6.5 g
  • carbohydrate 16.5 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 299 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • calcium 96 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Coat 5 (6-ounce) custard cups with cooking spray. Dust cups with breadcrumbs; set aside.

  3. Bring water and next 3 ingredients to a boil; stir in grits. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese. Transfer to a bowl; let stand 5 minutes or until mixture has cooled slightly.

  4. Beat egg whites with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form; fold egg whites into grits mixture. Spoon into prepared custard cups (cups will be full).

  5. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until puffed and golden. Serve immediately.

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