Carrot Souffle {family recipe} #SundaySupper

This week's #SundaySupper theme is "All Things Orange"!  As soon as I heard the theme, I knew exactly what I wanted to make so I joined in right away!  This week's #SundaySupper is being hosted by The Meltaways, so be sure to head on over and show some love there, too!

We have a favorite side dish around the holidays in our family that has become My Oldest son's favorite dish... he always wants me to beg for leftovers (if there are any!) so that he can have it reheated... for breakfast, lunch or a snack!  Yes, it is that good!


This recipe began with my sis-in-law who lives in Arizona... My mom-in-law had it there and brought the recipe back with her to share at the holidays we celebrate with family here in New Jersey.  It's become a staple whenever there is a holiday.

It's sweet, like sweet potato casserole (without the marshmallows)... and INCREDIBLY easy to make.  Don't let the word souffle worry you... you really can't mess this dish up, and it's a gorgeous orange color to add to the dinner table when serving turkey or roasted chicken or brisket... I made it to go with roasted chicken last week and it was a nice "treat" as it wasn't a holiday other than making dinner for my family to enjoy together.  Sometimes you do need to pull out those special dishes as a surprise for what would be just another ordinary dinner.

Carrot Souffle

Recipe by My sis-in-law
  • 1 pound carrots
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour (substitute cake meal for Passover)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
Cooking Directions
  1. Cook carrots in water until soft (about 25-30 minutes); drain and allow to cool.
  2. Put carrots into a food processor and blend. Then add eggs and blend again.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and blend thoroughly. Scrape the sides of the bowl and blend a few more seconds.
  4. Pour into a 1 quart casserole that has been coated with cooking spray.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes - do not underbake!
  6. Can be served hot from the oven or warmed up before the meal.

Sunrise (Breakfast and Brunch)
Paula from Vintage Kitchen Notes is bringing her Orange Ricotta Pancakes
Erin from Dinners Dishes and Desserts is baking up some Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Heather from Girlichef is bringing Pumpkin Doughnuts with Spiced Buttermilk Glaze
Nicole from Daily Dish Recipes is making Pumpkin Donut Puffs
Patti from Comfy Cuisine is bringing Classic Orange Marmalade
Sunithi from Sue’s Nutrition Buzz is making Spiced Pumpkin Ricotta Muffins with Craisins and Walnuts
Wendy from The Weekend Gourmet is cooking up some Pumpkin Maple Oatmeal
Jamie from Mama Mommy Mom is bringing Butternut Squash Butter
Chelsea from Chelsea’s Culinary Indulgence is bringing Pumpkin Spiced Donuts with Chai Icing

High Noon (Soups, Salads and Sandwiches)
Renee from Magnolia Days is serving up some Butternut Squash Soup
Beate from Galactopdx is bringing her Carrot Ginger Soup
Jen from Juanita’s Cocina is making some Curried Sweet Potato Salad With Cranberries and Pecans
Megan from I Run For Wine is making Skinny Roasted Butternut Squash and Italian Sausage Soup
Sarah from What Smells So Good is filling our bowls with some Spicy Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup
Alice from Hip Foodie Mom is coming with her Roasted Carrot and Red Quinoa Salad
Susan from The Wimpy Vegetarian is making Cider – Spiced Sweet Potato Soup
Tora from Tora’s Real Food is bringing Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup
Melanie from From Fast Food to Fresh Food is making Monty’s Pumpkin Soup
Lyn from The Lovely Pantry is bringing Roasted Pumpkin & Coconut Soup
Kim from Cravings of a Lunatic is whipping up some Mandarin Chicken Salad

Sunset (Dinner and Main Dishes)
Sarah from Crispy Bits & Burnt Ends is offering up some Pumpkin Ravioli
Shelia from Pippis In The Kitchen Again is serving her Roasted Squash and Ricotta with Honey
Pam from The Meltaways is making Spooky Stuffed Peppers
Patsy from Famfriendsfood is bringing her Carrot Souffle
Laura from Small Wallet Big Appetite is bringing Chicken and Sweet Potato Fritters
Mehereen from Chattering Kitchen is making Sichuan Orange Glazed Chicken with Toasted Sesame Seeds
Tammi from Momma’s Meals is making Hearty Pork Stew
Kristin from Kwistin’s Favorites is making Orange Chicken
Soni from Soni’s Food For Thought is cooking up some Rigatoni with Pumpkin Ricotta Sauce
Shelby from Diabetic Foodie is cooking up some Moroccan Vegetable Stew
Dara from Generation Y Foodie is bringing Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Brandie from Home Cooking Memories is sharing a DIY Baked Sweet Potato Bar
Amber from Mama’s Blissful Bites is bringing Rice and Fig Stuffed Mini Pumpkins

By The Bonfire (Sweets, Snacks and Sips)
Carla from Chocolate Moosey is making Pumpkin Tiramisu with Pumpkin Butter Caramel Sauce
Heather from Hezzi D’s Books and Cooks is offering up some Pumpkin Cake Truffles
Shelia from Cooking Underwriter is bringing Sweet Potato Bacon Beet Salsa
Anne from Webicurean is making some Drunken Pumpkin Bread
Karen from In The Kitchen With KP is making Oven Baked Sweet Potato Chips
Leslie La Cocina De Leslie is making Sweet Potato Atole
Seet Fei from My Trials in The Kitchen is bringing Sweet Potatoes Mini Balls
Tara from Noshing With The Nolands is bringing Oranges En Suprise
Susan from The Girl in The Red Kitchen is making Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scone with Pumpkin Glaze
Conni from Mrs. Mama Hen is making Orange Glazed Poundcake
Isabel from Family Foodie is baking up Moist Pumpkin Bread
Cindy from Cindy’s Recipes and Writings is baking up a Vegan Pumpkin Orange Cake
Brenda from Meal Planning Magic is whipping up some Creamy Pumpkin Dip
Laura from Family Spice is making some Unprocessed and Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread
Kathya from Basic and Delicious is baking up Butternut Squash and Carrot Bread
Liz from That Skinny Chick Can Bake is serving up Pumpkin Roll with Cream Cheese Filling
Stephanie from The Cookie A Day Challenge is whipping up some Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches
Katie from She Like Ruffles, He Likes Truffles is bringing Pumpkin Harvest Cookies
Nancy from Gotta Get Baked is baking up some Orange Macadamia Dark Chocolate Cookies
Angie from Big Bear’s Wife is bringing Orange Soda Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes
Katy from Happy Baking Days is bringing Carrot Cake with Orange Glaze
Sandra from Midlife Road Trip is bringing Orange ya glad it’s fall! Hungarian Apricot/Walnut pastries

In case you lost count, that is fifty nine delectable dishes! I don’t know about you, but my mouth is already watering!

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Unknown said…
I've made this every Thanksgiving for years! What is really good as well.....last 5 min of baking, add a mixture of softened butter, brown sugar and crushed corn flakes...sprinkle on top and bake..yummy!

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