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Asparagus Mushroom Casserole

Asparagus, mushrooms, onions and pimientos make this colorful casserole a palate-pleaser. Lemon and nutmeg give this dish a slightly tangy taste. From M. Kay Lacey: Apache Junction, Arizona. Recipe published in Light & Tasty April/May 2001.

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Cook time:35 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cup(s) sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup(s) chopped onion
  • 4 tablespoon(s) butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1 cup(s) 2% milk
  • 1 12-ounce package(s) frozen cut asparagus, thawed and drained
  • 1/4 cup(s) diced pimientos
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup(s) soft bread crumbs

Preparation

• In a nonstick skillet, cook mushrooms and onion in 3 tablespoons butter until tender. Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon and set aside. Stir the flour, bouillon, salt, nutmeg and pepper into drippings until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in asparagus, pimientos, lemon juice and the mushroom mixture.

• Pour into a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until heated through.

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