Cheesy Asparagus Casserole {Great Side Dish} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Cheesy Asparagus Casserole {Great Side Dish} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

This is a delicious cheesy asparagus casserole is a great side to any holiday meal. Baked in a garlic cream cheese sauce with melted cheese on top this side dish is simply delicious. 

Cheesy asparagus casserole recipe

Cheesy Asparagus Casserole

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cheesy asparagus casserole recipe

Can you refrigerate cooked asparagus?

  • You can refrigerate cooked asparagus, covered for 3-4 days – however, cooked asparagus is best eaten within the first couple of days before it gets too soft

How long can I store fresh asparagus?

  • You can typically store fresh asparagus for 5-7 days. If it gets slimy then it is going bad

Is there a way to make my fresh asparagus stay fresh longer?

  • You can wrap fresh asparagus tightly in foil to help preserve it for a little longer

cheesy asparagus recipe

Are you ready to make this Asparagus Casserole? Let’s make sure that you have everything you need…

  • 16 oz. of fresh asparagus
  • 2 cups of cubed Velveeta Cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. accent
  • 1/2 cup of chicken broth
  • 3\4 cup of Italian flavored bread crumbs
  • Optional – Panko Bread Crumbs

Asparagus Casserole – Kid Friendly Things To Do

asparagus casserole

Easy asparagus and cheese side dish

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40-45 minutes
  • Total Time: 57 minute
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


  • 16 oz. of fresh asparagus
  • 4 oz. of cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup of chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 325
  • Rinse and snap the asparagus (take a handful of asparagus, hold them by both ends, and bend – they will snap apart – discard the bottom portion, and use the top)
  • In a small bowl, mix the chicken broth and cream cheese
  • mix the garlic, onion, and salt into the broth mixture
  • Grease a casserole dish
  • Place the asparagus into the dish
  • pour the broth mixture over the asparagus
  • sprinkle cheese over the broth mixture
  • place aluminum foil over the dish
  • Bake for 30 minutes, remove foil and bake another 10 minutes


For a crunchy top, you can sprinkle panko bread crumbs or fried onion bits over the cheese before baking

cheesy asparagus casserole

Adapted from Our Favorite Recipes

~Melissa –

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