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 6g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 1g
Cholesterol 64mg
Sodium 1000mg
Total Carbohydrates 75g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugar 10g
Protein 21g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0mg
Vitamin B12 1mcg
Vitamin K 39mcg
Vitamin A 1300IU
Niacin B3 5mg
Pantothenic Acid 2mg
Riboflavin B2 1mg
Vitamin C 34mg
Vitamin D 48IU
Vitamin B6 1mg
Vitamin E 1mg
Choline 38mg


Manganese 1mg
Calcium 400mg
Magnesium 110mg
Phosphorus 500mg
Zinc 3mg
Fluoride 25mcg
Copper 0mg
Sodium 1000mg
Selenium 15mcg
Iron 4mg
Potassium 1900mg

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