Eggs and Pasta and Legumes, Elaine Walker, Vegetables

Dairy-free Spinach Souffle

1/3 c. canola oil
1/4 c. flour
1/4 clove garlic, minced
1/4 t. salt
2/3 c. lactose-free, unsweetened soy milk
1 c. roughly chopped baby spinach, stems removed
2 large egg yolks
2-1/2 large egg whites

Preheat oven to 375*F. Lightly oil 3 individual souffle dishes.

In a small saucepan over low heat, heat the oil. Add the flour, whisking constantly for 1 to 2 minutes or until the flour smells slightly toasted but is not burning.

Whisking constantly, add the garlic and salt, then soy milk. Cook until slightly thickened; then remove from heat.

In a medium mixing bowl, beat the egg yolks until creamy. Whisk in the soymilk mixture and then fold in the spinach.

In another medium mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff, glossy peaks form. Fold in the spinach mixture.

Spoon into souffle dishes and back for 18 minutes.