Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen cut asparagus

  2. 1/4 cup butter

  3. 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  4. 1 cup milk

  5. 3/4 cup light cream

  6. 1/4 cup dry white wine, more cream or chicken broth

  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  8. 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  9. 1 egg yolk, slightly beaten

  10. 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  11. 1 pound cooked small shrimp

  12. 1/2 cup buttered soft bread crumbs

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. On stove top or in a microwave oven, blanch asparagus for 3 minutes. Drain well; set aside. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk and cream; cook until thickened. Stir in wine (or substitute). Season with salt and pepper. Stir in beaten egg yolk, cheese and shrimp. In a buttered 2-1/2-qt. casserole, arrange half the asparagus; pour on half the sauce. Repeat layers. Top with buttered crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.


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