Asparagus with Brie Sauce

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Asparagus with Brie Sauce

Asparagus with Brie Sauce
Servings 4


  • 1 lb 450 g asparagus
  • 2 Tbs 30 ml butter
  • 2 Tbs 30 ml flour
  • 1 cup 250 ml milk
  • 6 oz 170 g ripe Brie cheese, rind removed
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
  • A grating of fresh nutmeg


  • Boil or steam the asparagus until just tender and bright green. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a saucepan over moderate heat and stir in the flour. Cook for 2 minutes, then stir in the milk. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Cut the rindless cheese into pieces and add to the sauce, stirring until melted. Season with salt, white pepper, and nutmeg. Spoon the sauce over the cooked asparagus and serve immediately.

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