Back to Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce

Print Options


Card Sizes

Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe

Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe

MY SISTER introduced me to this recipe several years ago because she knows I love blue cheese. This dish is a simple way to dress up asparagus, giving it a tangy taste altogether different from the usual cheese sauce. I make it every spring when we have fresh homegrown asparagus. —Leona Luecking West Burlington, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus spears
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons evaporated milk or half-and-half cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese


  • 1. In a small saucepan, cook asparagus in a small amount of water until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, whisk cream cheese, milk and salt over low heat until smooth. Stir in blue cheese and heat through. Drain asparagus and top with sauce. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 157 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 319mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

Reviews for Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce

Sort By :

Average Rating
Reviewed May. 26, 2015

"My family enjoyed it."

Reviewed May. 13, 2012

"Made this for Mother's Day dinner. It was a huge hit with mom, who loves blue cheese."

Norene Faucett
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"To avoid the ads in the printed copy, go to the Print, etc. box at the right of the recipe, click on Print & then choose 3/5, etc. (size). Print copy will not have any extra non-recipe text on it....."

Reviewed Jun. 24, 2009

"What I do in this case is, copy the recipe into Word, then you can delete items or add comments.  I also make folders for different web sites.  Hope this helps."

Reviewed Apr. 9, 2009

"I realize that places like this need to advertise but I rather object to those same adds being put on the bottom of the "print" pages. I just wanted to print the recipe, NOT the ads. CBrumfield"

Loading Image