Asparagus Onion Caserole

Asparagus Onion Casserole

1 lb. fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces

2 medium onions, sliced

5 tablespoons butter, divided

2 tablespoons flour

1 cup milk or 1 cup half-and-half

1 package cream cheese, cubed

1 teaspoon salt and pepper

34 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup soft breadcrumbs


In a skillet, sauté asparagus and onions in butter, until crisp-tender.

Transfer to a 1-1/2 qt.

greased baking dish.

In a saucepan, melt 2T butter.

Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add milk.

Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes., or until thickened, reduce heat.

Add cream cheese, salt and pepper; stir until cheese is melted.

Pour over the veggies.

Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

Melt remaining butter; toss with breadcrumbs.

Sprinkle over casserole.

Bake uncovered at 350 degrees, for 35-40 minutes, or until heated through