Cheesy Asparagus Casserole

By Jan Tilley
April 8, 2020
Categories: Food
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Cheesy Asparagus Casserole
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Recipe type: Vegetable
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8 servings
 
This casserole recipe was given to me by sweet mother. It's the perfect side dish for any holiday meal.
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 (14 oz) can cut asparagus, drain & reserve liquid
  • 1 (5 oz) can evaporated milk
  • 1 (15 oz) can early green peas, drained
  • 2 eggs, boiled, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup crushed saltine crackers
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese shreds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In large saucepan, melt butter and add flour stirring constantly.
  3. In measuring cup, pour evaporated milk. Add liquid from asparagus to make 1 ½ cups of liquid.
  4. Stir in flour mixture until thickened. Add remaining ingredients except crackers and cheese.
  5. Pour into baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Top with cracker crumbs. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes. Top with cheese and bake an additional 5 minutes
Nutrition Information
Calories: 155 Fat: 8 grams Carbohydrates: 13 grams Sodium: 685 mg Protein: 9 grams Cholesterol: 65 mg

 

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