Asparagus in Sour Cream
1 1/2 lb. fresh asparagus
salt and pepper
1 cup sour cream
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1/4 cup butter
Remove the tough end of asparagus by snapping (hold each end firmly
and bend...discard stem below break). Stand the stalks in a deep
kettle. Add boiling salted water to a depth of two inches and cook,
tightly covered, until just done (about twenty minutes. Drain.
Place in a greased casserole. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread
with 1 cup of sour cream.
Sprinkle with 1 cup grated cheddar cheese, and then with 1 cup of
soft bread crumbs mixed with 1/4 cup melted butter. Put in a 375
degree oven and bake until crumbs are brown (about 30 minutes).