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Asparagus Cheese Casserole

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Ingredients
  Margarine 4 Teaspoon, melted and divided
  Asparagus spears 24 , cooked
  Sharp cheddar cheese 6 Ounce, coarsely shredded
  Thin white bread slices 8 , lightly toasted and cut into 1-inch squares (8 Slices, 1/2 Ounce Each)
  Skim milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Powdered mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1 Dash
Directions

Brush a shallow 2-quart casserole with 1 teaspoon margarine; arrange 8 asparagus spears in casserole, sprinkle with 2 ounces cheese, and top cheese with 1/3 of the bread squares.
Repeat layers of asparagus, cheese, and bread 2 more times, ending with bread.
In bowl combine milk, eggs, seasonings, and remaining tablespoon margarine; pour over mixture in casserole.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Set casserole in larger baking pan and pour boiling water into pan to reach halfway up the sides of casserole; bake for 1 1/4 hours (until a knife, inserted in center, comes out clean).
Remove casserole from water bath and let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Healthy

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