1 large tin asparagus cuts, 1 large tin asparagus soup, 1 heaped Tbls butter, 4 Tbls plain flour, 1/2 pint milk, 4 oz ham (diced), 2 hard-boiled eggs (chopped), 1 onion, 1/2 cup grated cheese, parsley, breadcrumbs and butter for topping.
Method: Make white sauce using milk, asparagus liquid, soup (undiluted) and flour. Chop onion finely and cook in a saucepan with 1 Tbls butter till tender (keep lid on to prevent browning). Combine cheese, ham, asparagus, eggs, parsley with sauce and onion. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and dot with butter. Brown under griller or in oven.
Source: contributed by A. Arthur in Booleroo Centre Primary School 1885-1985 Centenary Recipe Book (Revised edition 1985 of 1970 edition), p.23.