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Parmesan Sauce and Asparagus

No recipe image available.A simple béchamel sauce flavored with Parmesan cheese is served over crisp-tender asparagus.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup (1 1/2 ounces) grated Wisconsin Parmesan cheese
2 pounds asparagus, crisp-tender cooked and drained

Cooking Directions:

  1. In 2 quart saucepan melt butter; stir in flour and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Cook an additional 2 minutes.
  2. Gradually add Parmesan cheese; stirring until cheese is melted.
  3. Add asparagus; reheat over very low heat.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.