Au Gratin Sauced Asparagus
Servings and Ingredients
|2 ½ tbsp.||Hy-Vee butter, divided|
|½ c.||Hy-Vee breadcrumbs|
|¼ c.||finely chopped onion|
|1 clove(s)||garlic, minced|
|2 tbsp.||Hy-Vee all-purpose flour|
|1 ½ c.||Hy-Vee skim milk|
|¼ c.||freshly grated Gruyére cheese|
|¼ c.||freshly grated Parmesan cheese|
|1 ½ lbs.||fresh asparagus, trimmed|
|Hy-Vee salt and Hy-Vee ground black pepper, to taste|
- In a small skillet, melt 1/2 tablespoon butter over medium-low heat. Add breadcrumbs and sauté until golden; set aside.
- In a medium saucepan, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter over medium-low heat; add onion and garlic and cook until tender. Add flour and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Whisk in milk. Bring mixture to a boil and cook until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and stir in cheeses.
- Meanwhile, bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Place asparagus in steamer basket; cover and steam for 4 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Drain well. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Serve asparagus topped with cream sauce and breadcrumbs.
250 Calories per serving
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 12g
- Cholesterol: 35mg
- Sodium: 340mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 26g
- Protein: 13g
Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 15%
Hy-Vee Seasons Spring 2011.