Asparagus and Onion Casserole

Asparagus and Onion Casserole

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(3 votes) 4 3

This asparagus and onion casserole makes a great comfort food! My mom used to make it for me and my siblings when we were growing up.

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Serving Size / Yield

1 cassarole

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh asparagus
  • 1 med. onion, sliced
  • 5 Tbs. butter
  • 2 Tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 1 C. milk
  • 3 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 C. shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 C. breadcrumbs

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Directions

Cut the asparagus into 1-inch pieces. In a skillet, sauté the asparagus and onion in 1 tablespoon of butter until crisp/tender. Transfer to an ungreased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. In a saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter, add the flour and stir until smooth. Add the milk and cook until thickened and smooth. Add the cream cheese, salt and pepper. Pour over the asparagus and onion. Sprinkle with the shredded Cheddar cheese. Melt the remaining butter and toss with the breadcrumbs. Sprinkle over the casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes or until heated through.

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