Ham Asparagus Casserole Recipe
Comforting ham asparagus casserole dish with asparagus rolled into ham and covered by a creamy white sauce and cheese. Make this easy dinner meal tonight!
asparagus casserole, ham asparagus roll ups
For the Roll-Ups
For the Bechamel Sauce:
All purpose Flour
For the Topping:
*see Notes, grated
Rinse your Asparagus and trim the tough ends. Bundle them together and tie up, that way it will be easier to take them in and out of the boiling water.
Heat up a pot with water and place the asparagus into the cooking water. Cook until tender for about 6 minutes.
Take the asparagus out of the boiling water and place into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process instantly. That way the asparagus tend to remain green as well.
Tap your asparagus dry with a clean fresh kitchen cloth.
Place your ham onto your working surface and add some fo the asparagus onto the ham. Roll the asparagus into the ham. Watch the video to see how it's done.
Place the asparagus ham roll-ups into the casserole dish.
Heat up your oven to 350 Fahrenheit/ 180 Celsius.
Now prepare your sauce by heating up a pan with the butter. Allow it to melt completely.
Add the flour to the butter and quickly whisk and mix the butter and flour together while keeping the pan on low heat.
In one go pour in the milk and quickly mix the flour butter and milk together. Keep your pot now on medium heat.
Season with black pepper, salt, and nutmeg. and mix everything
Whisk occasionally until your sauce has thickened to the desired consistency.
Pour bechamel sauce over the rolled up asparagus in the casserole dish and spread the grated cheese over the sauce
Bake at 350 Fahrenheit/ 180 Celsius until slightly golden on top for about 15-20 minutes in the oven.
You can use white or green Asparagus. if you use white asparagus, peel them first.
Use cheddar cheese or if you can get emmental or raclette.
Ham Asparagus Casserole Recipe https://www.masalaherb.com/ham-asparagus-casserole/ March 22, 2019