Thursday, January 24, 2019

Broccoli Puffs (1976)

  • 3 tbspns minced green onions with part of green tops
  • 1 tbspn butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream 
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1/8 tspn freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tspn ground nutmeg
  • Dash of Tabasco
  • 1 tbspn minced fresh parsley
  • 2 cups finely chopped cooked fresh broccoli
  • 3 tbspns grated Parmesan cheese
Saute green onions in butter until limp. Beat eggs and beat in whipping cream, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and Tabasco. Add onions, parsley, and broccoli, and mix well.

Pour into 4 or 6 buttered ramekins. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake in a 350 degree oven until golden and puffed, and knife inserted in center comes out clean, about 20 to 25 minutes. Makes 4 or 6 servings.

"You can make them of any lightly cooked, chopped vegetable--- broccoli, string beans, peas, spinach. Just follow this recipe and substitute whatever vegetable you want for the broccoli. If you're using green beans, add a half teaspoon of crushed dried basil."

More "Lost" Trader Vic Recipes
Old-Fashioned Country Gravy (1976)
Fried Peaches with Bacon (1976)

(Origin - "Trader Vic's Helluva Man's Cookbook" by Victor J. Bergeron, 1976.)

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