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Cheesy Asparagus Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

MY SISTER created this recipe and shared it with me. I always serve it on special holidays, particularly Easter. My husband says he hates asparagus, but he loves this casserole. He doesn't know he's eating his "enemy vegetable"! -Joyce Allison, Millsap, Texas

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk or half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup crushed potato chips

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°. In an ungreased 11x7-in. baking dish, layer half of the asparagus. Cover with half of the eggs, cheese and sauce. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with potato chips.
  4. Bake, uncovered, until heated through, 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 261 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 198mg cholesterol, 415mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

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