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From, "To Market, To Market...A Collection of Kentucky Recipes," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 Tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 8 ounces American cheese, grated
  • 1 can (16 ounces) asparagus, drained
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
TO PREPARE:

1.  Melt 2 Tablespoons butter over low heat.  Stir in flour one Tablespoon at a time.
2.  Add 1 cup milk all at one time.  Stir until thickened. Add salt and pepper.
3.  Add cheese and stir until melted.
4.  In a 2-quart casserole dish, layer one half of asparagus, one half of cheese sauce, and one half of hard-boiled eggs.  Repeat.
5.  Melt 4 Tablespoons butter.  Add crackers and almonds. Spread over casserole.
6.  Bake at 350 degrees until cracker mixture is brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

SERVINGS:  
4 - 6

 
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