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Cheesy Miracle Asparagus

3.8
(79) 60 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
15
min.
Servings

4 servings

The miracle isn't just a nod to a key ingredient in the velvety cheese sauce. It's also the fact that even the kids will dig right into fresh asparagus!

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Make It

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  • Microwave asparagus and water in covered 2-qt. microwaveable casserole on HIGH 5 to 6 min. or until asparagus is crisp-tender; drain.
  • Mix remaining ingredients in microwaveable bowl. Microwave 2 min. or until cheese is melted and sauce is well blended, stirring after each minute.
  • Serve asparagus topped with cheese sauce.

Healthy Living

Trim 30 calories and 3g of fat, including 1g of sat fat, per serving by preparing with MIRACLE WHIP Light Dressing, fat-free milk and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese.

Substitute

Substitute fresh broccoli florets or trimmed fresh green beans for the asparagus.

How to Prepare Cheese Sauce on Top of Stove

Cook and stir dressing, milk and cheese in medium saucepan on medium heat until cheese is melted and sauce is heated through.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The flavorful asparagus provides vitamin A in this simple, yet, versatile side dish.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 90
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 150mg
Carbohydrate 5g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 8 %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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  • msmaryg1 |

    The cheese sauce is much better if you use Mayo with Olive Oil. Regular dressing is too sweet. I like to use the sauce with other veggies too.

  • Kayo01 |

    Easy and delious

  • KelliSem |

    I make this all the time! My husband loves it, and he's not much of a vegetable eater!

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