Souffled Macaroni and Cheese

Souffled Macaroni and Cheese - Making it was as easy as mac'n'cheese should be, but the addition of egg yolks and beaten egg whites gave it an airy richness, just as it's name suggests.

Recipe: Souffled Macaroni and Cheese

Summary: Making it was as easy as mac’n’cheese should be, but the addition of egg yolks and beaten egg whites gave it an airy richness, just as it’s name suggests.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups scalded milk
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup cooked macaroni
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup diced pimento
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter

Instructions

  1. Pour milk over soft bread crumbs; add cheese. Cover and let stand until cheese melts. Add macaroni. Combine and add beaten egg yolks, pimento, parsley, onion, salt, and melted butter.
  2. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry and fold into mixture. Pour into a buttered 1 1/2-quart casserole. Bake at 350°F until puffed and golden, about 35 minutes.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 35 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Recipe and Photo: Tangled Noodle / CC BY-NC-SA

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