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Winter Squash Souffle

 Winter Squash Souffle
My large family gets together quite often. To make it easy on the host, everyone brings a dish to pass, and we often swap recipes. I've shared this one many times. —Colleen Birchill, Spokane, Washington
6-8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups mashed cooked winter squash
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 eggs, separated

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the squash, cheese, butter, cream, salt,
  • pepper and thyme. Beat egg yolks; add to squash mixture.
  • In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into
  • squash mixture. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until the top is
  • puffed and center appears set. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 114 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.