Asparagus au Gratin
by Updated April 10, 2017,
Extra special asparagus recipe with cheese sauce and cracker-crumb nut layers.
Photo Credit: Diana Rattray
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
- Heat the oven to 375 F.
- In a saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour and salt until smooth. Add milk gradually and continue cooking, stirring constantly, until sauce is slightly thickened. Add shredded cheese to the sauce.
- Combine cracker crumbs and chopped walnuts. Into a buttered casserole, place a layer of asparagus, a layer of cracker mixture and a layer of the sauce.
- Repeat layers, using remaining ingredients.
- Bake until top is nicely browned, about 15 to 20 minutes.
Calories per serving: 355
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