Asparagus Casserole

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Asparagus Casserole

Ingredient List:

5 hard boiled eggs halved lengthwise

2 bunches asparagus trimmed

2 tbsp butter

1 white onion chopped

3 tsp salt divided

1 tsp paprika

1 dash cayenne pepper

3 tbsp flour

3 tsp dijon mustard

2 C whole milk

1 C butter crackers smashed roughly

1 1/2 C shredded swiss cheese

Freshly ground black pepper

Method:

In a medium pot bring water to a boil

Add asparagus and boil for about 3 minutes until cooked through but still firm

Place asparagus in an ice bath when done cooking, once cool place on a plate covered with paper towels to dry

In the same pot melt butter

Add onion, 1 tsp salt, paprika and cayenne pepper and cook until translucent about 5 minutes

Add flour and stir until combined

Add mustard and stir until combined

Stir in milk, bring to a boil with stirring

Reduce heat and simmer until sauce is thickened about 5 minutes

In an 8” square pan pour 1 C sauce

Add half of the cooked, dried asparagus

Top with boiled egg halves

Sprinkle cracker crumbles over eggs

Place the remaining sauce over crackers

Place the remaining asparagus over sauce

Sprinkle 1 tsp salt over asparagus

Sprinkle with swiss cheese

Sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper

Bake for 25-30 minutes until bubbling

Turn oven on broil, broil for 3 minutes until browning

Enjoy!

 

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