Asparagus Gratin Recipe

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Servings: 2


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  • 2 Tbsp. Unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. Flour
  • 1 1/4 c. Lowfat milk
  • 1 c. Chicken broth
  • 1/2 c. Grated sharp white cheddar, Swiss, or possibly Parmesan cheese Salt to taste Freshly-grnd black pepper to taste
  • 1 lb Asparagus peeled, cooked
  • 4 x Hard-boiled Large eggs thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. Fresh bread crumbs mixed with
  • 1/4 c. Grated cheese (same type you added to the sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp. Melted butter


  1. In a small saucepan heat the butter till frothy. Stir in the flour and cook slowly, stirring constantly, for a minute. Add in the lowfat milk and broth, whisking vigorously and bring the liquid to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer the sauce for 3 to 5 min. Stir in the cheese, remove the sauce from the heat and whisk it just till the cheese has melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  3. Arrange the asparagus in the bottom of a baking dish. Top with sliced Large eggs and spoon the sauce over the top. Top with bread crumbs mixed with cheese and drizzle melted butter over the top. Bake for 20 min or possibly till the cheese sauce is bubbly.
  4. This recipe yields 2 servings.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 585g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories 686  
Calories from Fat 407 59%
Total Fat 46.05g 58%
Saturated Fat 25.66g 103%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 522mg 174%
Sodium 843mg 35%
Potassium 791mg 23%
Total Carbs 32.81g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.9g 13%
Sugars 12.09g 8%
Protein 36.88g 59%
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