Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 20 mins

This uses your own homemade white sauce instead of the canned stuff.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash asparagus, remove woody part of stalks and cut into 2 1/2-inch pieces.
  2. Cook in boiling salted water until just tender.
  3. Drain and place in a shallow baking dish or casserole. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a saucepan mix in the soft bread crumbs; set aside for topping casserole later.
  4. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan and add flour, salt, and pepper; stir.
  5. Continue cooking and stirring over low heat.
  6. Gradually add milk, stirring until thickened.
  7. Add Worcestershire sauce, pimiento, and cheese; stir until cheese is melted.
  8. Pour sauce over asparagus in casserole; top with buttered crumbs.
  9. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.


Most Helpful

I found this recipe to be mediocore but the basis of great possibilities. I blanched the asparagus as descirbed and found the asparagus in the finsihed dish too soft.Next time I am thinking I will simply bake in the cheese sauce and see how that works. The cheese sauce was a bit too bland for me and would benefit from garlic, lemon juice as just a few possibilites.I am also going to try and put toasted sliced almonds on top. Thanks for the great idea and the possiblites this recipe creates

phantambantam May 14, 2005

it tastes great...i added sugar

BigPoppa April 13, 2005

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