Asparagus Almond Casserole

A casserole recipe that gets its unique flair from a long line of cooks, each adding their own special ingredients over time.

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- Posted on Nov 5, 2014

Guideposts: Doralee's Asparagus Almond Casserole

This is Mrs. Voight's original recipe. Feel free to make your own additions. I use Sunkist Almond Accents™ sliced almonds to add to the flavor.

Ingredients

5 Tbsp. butter 3 15-ounce cans asparagus
5 Tbsp. flour 5 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
¾ c. milk ¾ c. blanched almonds
¾ c. juice from canned asparagus ¾ c. cracker crumbs
¾ c. mayonnaise  

Preparation

1. Melt butter in skillet. Add flour and blend. Add milk and asparagus juice. Cook over low heat until thick. Add mayonnaise and mix well until sauce is formed.

2. In bottom of 2-quart baking dish arrange a layer of asparagus, eggs and almonds. Cover with half the sauce. Repeat. Top casserole with cracker crumbs.

3. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes.

Serves 8

Read The Hand-Me-Down Casserole to see how the recipe evolved over time.

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