Savory Bacon Pumpkin mock soufflé


 4 servings

Each serving provides 

2 oz. lean protein  

3 condiments 

1 healthy fat


½ cup of pumpkin puree

8 slices of low-sodium turkey bacon (cut into pieces)

1 tbsp. of onion

1/8 tsp. salt

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ tsp. nutmeg

1/8 tsp. sage

1 tsp. rosemary

¾ cup half-and-half

4 whole eggs

    Preheat Oven to 350 F 

   In large frying pan, cook turkey bacon until almost done; add onions and cook till done.  

     In a large mixing bowl combine: 4 egg yolks, pumpkin puree, 1/2 & 1/2 , dried rosemary, sea salt, black pepper, nutmeg, sage, and the bacon onion mixture from the fry pan. Mix thoroughly.

    In a Stand mixer or mixing bowl with electric hand mixer, beat 4 egg whites  until stiff peaks form.

   Gently fold stiff egg whites into the yolk pumpkin mixture.

    Spoon into prepare soufflé dishes placed on a cookie sheet or casserole dish. Put some water in the pan around the soufflé dishes. Bake for  about 35 minutes or until filling is set and center has risen.  Cool for 5 minutes and serve.