Mary Rattley’s Asparagus Soufflé

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Recipe: #37463

October 11, 2021

"You can add 1/4 cup parmesan cheese,grated if you wish just fold in with egg whites . Was president hoovers cook this was one of Lou hoovers favorite meals"

Original is 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (642.5 g)
  • Calories 1907.1
  • Total Fat - 157.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 64 g
  • Cholesterol - 5370.6 mg
  • Sodium - 890 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 36.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.7 g
  • Sugars - 4.1 g
  • Protein - 82.6 g
  • Calcium - 692.4 mg
  • Iron - 15.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Take one tablespoon butter and rub into it one and a half tablespoons flour and add one cupful cream [over low heat]. Cook until creamy and add the yolks of four eggs.

Step 2

Beat this mixture for five minutes and add salt and pepper to taste, the fold in one cup of asparagus tips, fresh asparagus preferred.

Step 3

[remove from heat].

Step 4

Then add the whites of four eggs, beaten stiff, [fold in] and put into a hot buttered (which you have put in oven while preheating)soufflé dish,

Step 5

Set the dish in a shallow pan of water and bake for thirty-five minutes in a moderate oven.

Step 6

(Dont open oven)

Step 7

(350 degrees)

Step 8

It will stand up and look beautiful. Before you take it out of the oven, grease with butter and serve at once.


No special items needed.

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