Swiss Asparagus Casserole

  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 cups fresh asparagus, sliced diagonally
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup cracker crumbs

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet. Sauté asparagus for 2 to 3 minutes until barely tender. Remove from pan, and set aside. In same skillet, sauté onion in 2 tablespoons butter until onion is soft. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper. Cook for 1 minute until flour is well blended. Add sour cream and shredded cheese. Cook, stirring constantly, over low heat until cheese melts. Spoon asparagus into a buttered shallow baking dish. Top with cheese-and-sour-cream mixture. Sprinkle with crumbs, and dot with remaining butter. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes. If top is not brown, place under broiler for an additional minute or two.

— Ann K. Sprenger

Additional recipes from The Joy of Sharing that appeared originally with this one:
Crock-Pot Italian Pork Chops

This story was published on

Since 1933, Our State has shared stories about North Carolina with readers both in state and around the world. We celebrate the people and places that make this state great. From the mountains to the coast, we feature North Carolina travel, history, food, and beautiful scenic photography.

Mail Pin Share