Broccoli Cheese Sformato
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This easy savory side dish is similar to a French soufflé, but not as airy and tempermental. They work just as well with asparagus or cauliflower, but watch out-they’re addictive.
Tipo ricetta: Appetiser
Cucina: Italian
Dosi per: 4
  • 1 pound broccoli crowns (florets roughly cut and stems cut into bites)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 slice of bread whirled into bread crumbs
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • ¾ cup + 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley
  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon packed fresh grated romano or parmesan cheese divided
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper(can sub black pepper)
  • 2 large pinches of kosher salt
  1. bring a pot of salted water to a boil
  2. cook the broccoli for 2 minutes, then drain in a colander and let cool on a plate
  3. when the broccoli has cooled, cut the florets into small bites
  4. grease the inside of four 1 cup (8 ounce) ramekins with the butter then coat the insides with a couple teaspoons of bread crumbs pouring off the excess
  5. in a large bowl whisk together the beaten eggs, cream, ¼ cup romano, chives, parsley, pepper and salt
  6. stir in the cooked broccoli and then divide the mixture amongst the four ramekins
  7. combine 1 tablespoon grated romano with 1 tablespoon bread crumbs and sprinkle this over the tops
  8. bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 35 minutes until the tops are lightly browned.
Recipe by Cooking With Marica & Eye Nutrition at