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Pear and Blue Cheese Souffle

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“This recipe is designed to serve two people in individual dishes. You may expand the recipe to serve as many as needed, however. It's very easy and makes a lovely starter or gourmet course. Complement with salad.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
2
YIELD:
2 ramekins
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Heat water and sugar in a pan until dissolved. Increase the heat, boil vigorously for 5 minutes, reduce to a simmer, add pear and poach for 10 minutes. Drain and dice the pear and put the pieces in 2 buttered ramekins.
  2. Melt the butter in a small pan, add flour, and stir until absorbed. Gradually add milk. Stir and cook until thick. Add blue cheese and stir until melted. Remove from heat and stir in egg yolk.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Whisk egg whites until stiff but not dry. Gently fold 2 tbsp of eggw hite into the sauce to loosen the mixture. Fold in remaining egg whites. Spoon into ramekins and place on a cookie sheet.
  4. Put cookie sheet in the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until well risen. Serve immediately.

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