This side dish comes together quickly making it perfect for a weeknight but also fancy enough to serve to guests with a holiday meal. The smoked gouda lends a rich flavor that pairs nicely with the asparagus. The sauce would also be great on roasted broccoli, cauliflower, or Brussels sprouts.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • Place asparagus on a large baking sheet in one layer and season with salt. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until soft, about 10 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, for the cheese sauce melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk until smooth and golden, about 2 minutes. Add half and half, mustard powder, and paprika; whisk for an additional 2 minutes. Add smoked Gouda cheese and whisk until cheese is melted and sauce is thickened, about 5 minutes.

  • Transfer asparagus to a serving tray and spoon cheese sauce on top.

Nutrition Facts

365 calories; protein 17.8g 36% DV; carbohydrates 9.3g 3% DV; fat 29.1g 45% DV; cholesterol 102.3mg 34% DV; sodium 782mg 31% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
04/17/2020
This was DELICIOUS! I made it exactly as the recipe indicated. The entire family loved it. I think the Gouda cheese sauce would be excellent on broccoli and cauliflower as well. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/17/2020
This was DELICIOUS! I made it exactly as the recipe indicated. The entire family loved it. I think the Gouda cheese sauce would be excellent on broccoli and cauliflower as well. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/27/2019
It was great on asparagus & califlower Read More
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