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Scalloped Asparagus

 

16

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

¼ cup butter
¼ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
1 ½ cups cheddar cheese, very old, sharp
grated
20 ounces asparagus
frozen, cut up, thawed
½ cup almonds
slivered, toasted
*
1 x paprika
*

Directions

In a 1-quart, heat-resistant, non-metallic measuring cup place butter.

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 1 minute or until melted.

Stir in flour and salt until smooth.

Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 5 minutes or until thickened and smooth.

Stir occasionally.

Stir in cheese until melted.

Place 1 package of asparagus in a deep, 2-quart, heat- resistant, non-metallic baking dish .

Sprinkle ½ of toasted almonds over asparagus.

Pour half of sauce over almonds.

Repeat layers with remaining asparagus, almonds and sauce.

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 8 to 10 minutes or until heated through.

Before serving, sprinkle with paprika, if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 179g (6.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 25466% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 657mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 31% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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