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Cheesy Asparagus Casserole

MY SISTER created this recipe and shared it with me. I always serve it on special holidays, particularly Easter. My husband says he hates asparagus, but he loves this casserole. He doesn't know he's eating his "enemy vegetable"! -Joyce Allison, Millsap, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk or half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup crushed potato chips


  • In a large saucepan, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well; set aside.
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add salt and pepper.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. In an ungreased 11x7-in. baking dish, layer half of the asparagus. Cover with half of the eggs, cheese and sauce. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with potato chips.
  • Bake, uncovered, until heated through, 30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 261 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 198mg cholesterol, 415mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

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