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Cheesy Asparagus and Potato Casserole

Cheesy Asparagus and Potato Casserole

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5 from 2 reviews

This cheesy side dish is healthier than you would think because of a surprise ingredient.

  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Units Scale
  • 2/3 cup small curd cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1 cup medium cheddar cheese divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large baking potato peeled and diced into 1/2” cubes
  • 1 pound asparagus trimmed and cut into 1″ pieces paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray square baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together cottage cheese, half and half, ¾ c. cheddar cheese, salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Add asparagus and potatoes, and stir to coat. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes in preheated oven. Sprinkle remaining cheese and paprika over top, and bake an additional 10-15 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly. Allow to stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Author: Andi Gleeson
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Category: Casseroles, Side Dishes
  • Cuisine: American