Baked Potatoes with Asparagus

Preparation time: 10 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 60 min


2-2/3 tbsp flour
1/4 lb cheddar cheese, grated
1-1/2 oz butter
1-2/3 cups milk
4 large potatoes
8-3/4 oz fresh asparagus, cut into 1-1/2 in. lengths
3/4 oz ground almonds, toasted

Cooking Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°F. Scrub potatoes well. Pierce skin in several places with a fork or skewer. Place potatoes onto oven shelves and bake about 1 hour or until tender. Place asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover pan and steam 10 minutes, or until bright green and tender. Heat butter in a heavy nonstick pan over medium high heat. Stir in flour, and continue stirring over heat until mixture is bubbly. Gradually stir in milk, and continue stirring over heat until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat and stir in cheese. Divide asparagus between potatoes, top with cheese sauce and sprinkle with nuts.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 570
% Calories From Fat 34.7%
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fats 14g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 5.8g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 1g
Cholesterol 64mg
Sodium 1000mg
Total Carbohydrates 75g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugar 9.6g
Protein 21g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0.39mg
Vitamin B12 0.7mcg
Vitamin K 39mcg
Vitamin A 1300IU
Niacin B3 5.3mg
Pantothenic Acid 1.8mg
Riboflavin B2 0.55mg
Vitamin C 34mg
Vitamin D 48IU
Vitamin B6 1mg
Vitamin E 1.4mg
Choline 38mg


Manganese 0.79mg
Magnesium 110mg
Calcium 400mg
Zinc 2.9mg
Phosphorus 500mg
Copper 0.48mg
Fluoride 25mcg
Selenium 15mcg
Sodium 1000mg
Potassium 1900mg
Iron 4.3mg

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