Asparagus Au Gratin

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Title: Asparagus Au Gratin
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Casseroles

Ingredients:

3 lb Fresh Asparagus Or 3 Pkg.
-Frozen
2 tb Butter Or Margarine
1 tb Flour
1/2 ts Salt
1 c Light Cream
1/2 c Swiss Cheese; grated
Toasted Bread Crumbs


Preheat oven to 400?. 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 cok over low heat until golden. Remove from
heat. Sttir 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.

Servrs 4 to 6

Source: Recipes Out of This World Women of St. Agnes Catholic Church
Charleston, WV 1969

billspa@icanect.net

Recipe by: Lib Dixon

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by Bill Spalding on Mar
06, 1998