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Cheese Asparagus Casserole

No recipe image available.A hearty bread, egg and cheddar cheese casserole with asparagus. Serve as a side dish or as a main dish for brunch or supper.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 slices white bread
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Swiss cheese
4 large eggs
2 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen cut asparagus
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Wisconsin cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut bread into 1-inch cubes. Arrange cubes in bottom of a buttered 13x9 inch baking dish. Sprinkle Swiss cheese evenly over bread.
  2. Beat together eggs, milk and seasonings. Add onion. Pour over cheese layer.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 325°F (160°C) for 25 minutes.
  4. Cook asparagus according to package directions. Drain.
  5. Remove casserole from oven and top with asparagus. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Return dish to oven and bake for 10 to 15 additional minutes.
  6. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Makes 10 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.