Asparagus with White Sauce

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Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

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

Rating:
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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

Step-By-Step

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

About Asparagus with White Sauce

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