How's this for an impressive brunch presentation? Bright spinach and creamy cheese bake into the perfect meatless dish in less than an hour.

Recipe by MyRecipes September 2014


Recipe Summary

20 mins
35 mins
55 mins
Serves: 6


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Butter a 2-quart soufflé dish.

  • Bring milk to a simmer in a pan over medium-high heat. Melt butter in a separate heavy pan over medium-high heat. Whisk in flour; cook for about 1 minute. (Do not let it brown.) Whisk in hot milk. Cook until thickened and smooth, about 1 minute. Reduce heat to low; whisk in yolks, one at a time, mixing well. Remove from heat and whisk in mustard, 1/2 cup cheese and spinach. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Using an electric mixer and a clean, dry bowl and beaters, beat whites until stiff peaks form. Stir 1/4 of whites into spinach mixture. Fold in remaining whites. Pour into soufflé dish.

  • Sprinkle remaining 1 Tbsp. Gruyère over top. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F; bake until lightly browned on top and firm around edges but still a bit jiggly in the middle, 30 to 35 minutes. Serve immediately, mixing firm edges with softer center in every serving.

Nutrition Facts

182 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 6g; protein 12g; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 167mg; sodium 416mg.