My mom made this when I was a kid. My wife makes it for me often. It's easy and delicious. I am not a big fan of asparagus prepared any other way. I like to pour over one slice of toast, add another on top, and then pour more over it.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place asparagus into a large pot or skillet and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain.

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  • Mix 3 tablespoons butter and flour together in the same pot over medium-low heat until flour is dissolved and mixture is smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Add milk, asparagus, and salt to butter-flour mixture and simmer until thickened, 10 to 15 minutes.

  • Spread about 1 teaspoon butter onto each piece of toast. Pour creamed asparagus over each piece of toast.

Nutrition Facts

236.5 calories; 8.4 g protein; 25.3 g carbohydrates; 31.9 mg cholesterol; 662.4 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (14)

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Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2014
Yummy! Just like I remember my mom making it when I was a kid too! Thanks! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
06/05/2017
Did not have much flavor. Sharon Read More
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2014
Yummy! Just like I remember my mom making it when I was a kid too! Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2014
Yummy! Just like I remember my mom making it when I was a kid too! Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/18/2016
I'm still not sure if it was totally great idea but what I decided to do with this recipe was to roast the asparagus (which is on sale now) covered with bacon slices and I roasted it all at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. At that point the asparagus was nicely done but the bacon wasn't. So I put the bacon back in and roasted it for another 15 minutes until it was crisp. At that point I then poured the bacon drippings into a saute pan and I made the roux. Once it was thickened enough I topped my toasted bread slices with the roasted asparagus followed by the roux my now crumbled bacon and just a few shreds of cheese. It was absolutely delicious! I will do it again but next time I will roast the asparagus separately from the bacon because of those pesky differences in cooking times. Haha. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/22/2015
Made this for hubby and I with freshly picked asparagus. Yummy!! Tasted just like his Gram's. One added step I'll take for next batch is to cut the asparagus before boiling. If that was in the steps I missed it but would make eating a little easier. Really tasty!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2016
Tasted great. Added a handful of grated cheddar. Made the cleanup a bit more difficult but worth it. Chopped asparagus into segments before adding to sauce. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/21/2018
Yumm just like Mom's. Thank you! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/26/2016
I added 1/2 an onion with the asparagus but I put in frying pan and slowly cooked till bright green and onion just cooked plus curry I use a curry mix it was so tasty. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/27/2015
Followed this recipe exactly and felt like I was back at my grandmother's table as a a kid! The husband loves it topped with a fried egg. We'll be making this for years to come. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/08/2016
Amazing. I didn't have a grandmother who lived close growing up so I guess I missed out on this as a child. But I love asparagus and was just looking through recipes and found this. Life changing!! Will forever be a staple. I added a little more seasonings based on personal preferences and placed the mixture on top of some toasted Italian bread. Sprinkled some old bay on top (I'm from Maryland we old bay everything lol) So happy to have found this recipe. Kudos. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/16/2019
Made this for my husband. He loved it! Said his mom use to make this for him when he was younger and it tasted just as good. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
06/05/2017
Did not have much flavor. Sharon Read More