Lemon Asparagus Casserole

Recipe by AshK5246
READY IN: 40mins




  • For the topping:
  • Pulse bread, garlic, oil and parsley in food processor until coarsely ground.
  • Combine with crushed fried onions.
  • For the asparagus:
  • Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 425°.
  • Fill large bowl with ice water.
  • Bring 4 quarts water to boil in dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add 2 tbsp salt and asparagus and cook until just tender, about 6 minutes.
  • Transfer asparagus to ice water, cool and drain on paper towels.
  • Melt butter in the empty dutch oven over med-high heat.
  • Cook onion until golden brown (5 minutes).
  • Add garlic, zest and flour and cook until fragrant (1 minute).
  • Whisk in broth and cream and simmer over medium heat until thickened (10 minutes).
  • Toss asparagus in sauce and season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer mixture to a 13x9-inch baking dish.
  • Top with crumb mixture and bake until golden brown (15 minutes).
  • Serve and enjoy.