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Cheesy Baked Asparagus

Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
40
min.
Servings

10 servings, 1/2 cup each

We added Italian blend cheese to a quick stovetop cream sauce to create this baked asparagus' thick, velvety cheese coating. Worth it? Oh, very!

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 425º F.
  • Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until crisp-tender. Whisk in flour; cook 2 min. Gradually whisk in milk until blended; cook on medium heat 3 to 5 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Add cheese; cook 1 min. or until melted, stirring constantly.
  • Add asparagus; mix lightly. Spoon into 1-1/2 qt. casserole.
  • Bake 15 min. or until heated through and lightly browned.
* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Blanching Fresh Asparagus

To blanch fresh asparagus, add the spears to a large pot of boiling water. Cook, uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes. Drain, then immediately plunge the asparagus into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. When completely cool, drain and pat dry.

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme before serving.

Substitute

Substitute 5 cups blanched small broccoli or cauliflower florets for the cooked asparagus.

Substitute

Prepare using KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese.

Servings

  • 10 servings, 1/2 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 1/2 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 110
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 180mg
Carbohydrate 6g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 7g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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