Asparagus with White Sauce

Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

The sauce is old fashioned white sauce that ws popular in the 50s. It is also good on broccoli.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:

Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
fresh asparagus
2 Tbsp
shortening
1 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
flour
1 c
milk, warm
2 slice
american cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place water in bottom of steamer and bring to a boil.
2
While water is heating, trim tough ends off the asparagus stalks. If the asparagus is tough peel them slightly.
3
Place asparagus in top of steamer. Steam them 5 to 10 minutes or until tender.
4
While it is steaming, Melt butter and shortening in a small skillet.
5
Sprinkle with the flour, stirring constantly until mixed.
6
Slowly add warm milk stirring constantly. Add the cheese and keep stirring until cheese is melted.
7
Place asparagus on serving plate, pour sauce over it. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom