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Asparagus Au Gratin

Courses: Casseroles, Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 lbs 1362g / 48ozFresh asparagus or 3 pkg. Frozen
2 tablespoons 30mlButter or margarine
1 tablespoon 15mlFlour
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1 cup 237mlLight cream
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozSwiss cheese - grated
  Toasted bread crumbs

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 400F. If using fresh asparagus, trim spears evenly and peel to remove scales. Cook 10 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Melt butter in small pan, add flour and cook over low heat until golden.

Remove from heat. Stir in salt and cream. Return to heat and stir constantly with wooden spoon until mixture bubbles. Cook 1 minute longer. Add cheese. Stir until cheese melts. Arrange asparagus in shallow baking dish. Spoon sauce over this. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

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