• prep: 45 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Take this traditional southern side dish to the next level with smoky bacon, creamy bechamel, and sharp gruyere.

    Ingredients

    • 2 bunches asparagus (about 2 pounds), cut into 2-inch pieces (about 6 cups)
    • 4 thick-slices bacon (about 4 ounces), chopped (about 1 cup)
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion (from 1/2 a small onion)
    • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    • 2 cups whole milk
    • 4 large hard-boiled eggs, halved lengthwise
    • 1 cup butter crackers (such as Ritz), coarsely crushed (about 2 ounces)
    • 1 cup shredded gruyere cheese (about 2 1/2 ounces)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 207 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 12 g 19.06%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 33.11%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 123 mg 41.08%
    • Sodium: 193 mg 8.06%
    • Calcium: 288 mg 28.78%
    • Potassium: 238 mg 6.79%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.92%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 15 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.69%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 9.48%
    • Vitamin C 0.63%
    • Vitamin D 6.25%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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