Cheesy Asparagus Casserole – Kid Friendly Things To Do

Cheesy Asparagus Casserole – Kid Friendly Things To Do

This is a delicious asparagus casserole is a recipe that I found and adapted from an Old Cookbook. I made this to compliment Easter dinner. This cheesy, vegetable dish was one of the favorites around the table.

Asparagus Casserole

Are you looking for side dishes? Check out some of my other side recipes…

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

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
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Asparagus Casserole – Kid Friendly Things To Do

Asparagus Casserole Recipe

Easy asparagus and cheese side dish

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40-45 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minute
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x

Ingredients

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  • 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

Instructions

  • 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 egg, accent, and chicken broth
  • Grease a casserole dish
  • Place half of the asparagus at the bottom
  • Add 1/2 of the bread crumbs to the top of that
  • 1/2 of the cheese cubes
  • Repeat once more
  • Pour the broth mixture over the top
  • For a little extra crunch, you can sprinkle Panko Bread Crumbs over the top
  • Bake for 40 minutes

 

Adapted from Our Favorite Recipes

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

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