Crabmeat And Asparagus Au Gratin Recipe

Summary

MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Milk1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
 Sharp cheddar cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
 Swiss cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 White pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Dry sherry1 Tablespoon
 Asparagus spears30 , cooked
 Crabmeat1⁄2 Pound, in big chunks
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1284 Calories from Fat 575

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g105.4%

Saturated Fat 40.1 g200.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 421.1 mg

Sodium 5882.6 mg245.1%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.7%

Sugars 32.6 g

Protein 94 g187.6%

Vitamin A 117.6% Vitamin C 107.6%

Calcium 178.3% Iron 54.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Melt butter, stir in flour and add milk gradually, stirring constantly to make a smooth sauce.
Add cheese and stir occasionally until melted.
Add seasonings and sherry.
Simmer very slowly for 10 minutes or longer.
Line each individual dish with 4-5 spears of asparagus, using fresh asparagus if possible, or use a 2-quart casserole.
Sprinkle well with salt and pepper.
Place a layer of crab over the asparagus and cover thoroughly with the sauce.
Sprinkle heavily with Parmesan cheese.
Bake at 375° for about 20 minutes, or until sauce is bubbly and top is golden.
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