Scalloped Asparagus Recipe

Step 1

In a 1-quart, heat-resistant, non-metallic measuring cup place butter. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 1 minute or until melted.

Step 2

Stir in flour and salt until smooth. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.

Step 3

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

Step 4

Stir in cheese until melted.

Step 5

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

Step 6

Sprinkle 1/2 of toasted almonds over asparagus. Pour half of sauce over almonds.

Step 7

Repeat layers with remaining asparagus, almonds and sauce.

Step 8

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

Step 9

Before serving, sprinkle with paprika, if desired.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/4c Butter or margarine
  • 1/4c All-purpose flour
  • 1t Salt
  • 2c Milk
  • 1 1/2c Grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 20oz Frozen cut-up asparagus,
  • -thawed
  • 1/2c Toasted slivered almonds
  • Paprika

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