Broccoli Souffle

Broccoli Souffle

Here's an easy way to get both kids and adults to eat their broccoli. Make a spicy and enticing soufflé using butter, Parmesan cheese, and a little pepper combined with the food everyone loves — SPAM® Classic.

60 min 6 servings 11 ingredients


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 12-ounce can SPAM® Classic, cut into chunks
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar


  • 1.Heat oven to 375°F. Butter bottom of 1 1/2-quart soufflé dish. Tie double-thickness of aluminum foil collar around dish, extending 2 inches above top.
  • 2.In medium saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add onions; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly softened. Stir in flour and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute longer. Stir in milk; cook, stirring constantly, 4 to 5 minutes more or until mixture thickens and boils. Reduce heat to low.
  • 3.In small bowl, beat egg yolks lightly. Stir in small amount of hot white sauce, mixing well. Add yolks and cheese to thickened sauce; cook, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • 4.In food processor bowl, process SPAM® Classic and broccoli. Or, finely chop by hand. Stir into white sauce.
  • 5.In clean bowl, combine egg whites, salt and cream of tartar. Beat with electric mixture until stiff (but not dry) peaks form. Gently fold into SPAM® mixture. Spoon mixture into soufflé dish. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Serve immediately.

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