Here is another easy, nutritious recipe for you to try !
|Asparagus and Potato Gratin|
2 bunches green asparagus, washed & ends trimmed off
4 baby or new potatoes
2 tbsp butter plus 1 tsp
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup plain toasted breadcrumbs
1/4 cup grated cheese such as Romano, Gruyere or Parmesan
Salt and fresh ground pepper
Heat oven to 400o. Butter a medium sized baking dish with the 1 tsp butter. Steam or boil the potatoes until tender. Strain and set aside. Steam asparagus until crisp or "al dente". Lay the asparagus spears neatly on the bottom of the baking dish, then place thick slices of potatoes on top. Drizzle with cream then sprinkle breadcrumbs and cheese over the top along with the salt and pepper. Dot the top with bits of butter (2 tbsp) and bake until the top is nicely browned.