Creamy Fresh Asparagus Casserole

Recipe by Caroline Cooks
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Snap off tough ends of asparagus and remove scales with knife or vegetable peeler.
  • Cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces.
  • Cook, covered, in small amount of boiling water until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.
  • Melt 2 Tbs. butter in sauce pan over low heat; blend in flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • DO NOT BROWN.
  • Gradually add milk, stirring constantly until smooth and thickened.
  • Stir in salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Arrange half of asparagus in lightly sprayed baking dish.
  • Top with egg slices and half of white sauce.
  • Repeat.
  • Combine cracker crumbs with butter and sprinkle over casserole.
  • Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes until bubbly and cracker crumbs are golden brown.
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