We found there was not a lot of taste, but feel it would be a great side dish.
Winter Squash Soufflé and Greens
The big, bold flavor of Swiss chard contrasts superbly with the creamy, buttery taste of the squash soufflé.
Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup souffle and 1/4 cup greens)
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 138
- Calories from fat: 29%
- Fat: 4.5g
- Saturated fat: 2.1g
- Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
- Protein: 7.6g
- Carbohydrate: 20.2g
- Fiber: 2.2g
- Cholesterol: 47mg
- Iron: 2.3mg
- Sodium: 370mg
- Calcium: 215mg
- 1 butternut squash (about 2 3/4 pounds)
- 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
- 1/3 cup (1 1/3 ounces) shredded fontina cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 large egg
- 1 large egg white
- Cooking spray
- 2 quarts water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 8 cups finely chopped Swiss chard or collard greens
- 1 teaspoon butter
- Preheat oven to 375°.
- Cut squash in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membrane. Place squash halves, cut sides down, on a baking sheet; bake at 375° for 45 minutes or until tender. Cool. Peel squash. Mash pulp. Set aside 2 cups pulp, reserving remaining pulp for another use.
- Combine 2 cups squash pulp, milk, and next 4 ingredients (milk through egg white) in a food processor; process until smooth. Pour into a 1-quart soufflé dish coated with cooking spray. Place soufflé dish in a 9-inch square baking pan; add hot water to pan to a depth of 1 inch. Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until puffy and set.
- While squash is baking, bring 2 quarts water and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil in an 8-quart stockpot or Dutch oven. Add Swiss chard; cover and cook 8 minutes. Drain well; toss with butter. Serve immediately.
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Winter Squash Soufflé and Greens Recipe at a Glance
- COURSE: Side Dishes/Vegetables
- CONVENIENCE: Entertaining
- CUISINE: American, New American
- MAIN INGREDIENT: Vegetables
- DIETARY CONSIDERATION: Meatless
- COOKING METHOD: Food Processor, Bake
- OCCASION: Autumn, Winter, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year's, Thanksgiving, Birthdays/Anniversaries
- PUBLICATION: Cooking Light
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