Asparagus casserole with cheese 


°2 bundles of asparagus

°1 tablespoon butter

°1/2 oz cream cheese, softened

°1/2 c heavy whip cream

°1 tsp chicken broth

°1/4 t Italian seasoning

°1/2 t garlic powder

°1/4 t paprika

°1/8 tsp salt

°1/8 tsp pepper

°1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

°1/8 cup pepper, grated

°1/2 c mozzarella cheese

°1/2 t red pepper flakes

°1/3 cup bacon, cooked & crumbled


-Preheat oven to 400 degrees. -Wash and garnish asparagus, then grease 9 x 13 baking sheet and place asparagus on top.

-In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat, then add softened cream cheese, whipping cream, chicken broth, garlic powder, paprika, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.

-Whisk continuously until ingredients are well combined.

-Reduce heat to medium/low and simmer sauce until heavy whipping cream has softened and thickened.

Continue whisking so that it does not stick to the bottom of the pan. It will take a few minutes for the sauce to reduce and thicken.

-Once thickened, add parmesan and chilli and stir until cheese melts and sauce is smooth.

-Pour cheese sauce over asparagus in centre of dish, avoiding top of asparagus.

-Then sprinkle mozzarella cheese and crushed red pepper flakes over cheese sauce.

-Bake for 15 minutes.

If you prefer more crunchy asparagus, you can reduce the cooking time by 2 to 3 minutes.

-Remove from oven and add bacon crumbs.

-Bake for another 3 minutes and Enjoy!