Asparagus Casserole

snap off the ends of  the asparagus  to remove  the woody parts

to a bowl, add  cream cheese, cream,  salt, pepper, Italian  seasoning, dried onion,  grated garlic,

grated Parmesan  and lemon juice

stir to combine

add asparagus to  a baking sheet layered  with parchment paper,  top with cream cheese  mixture

spread out, leaving  the tips exposed

sprinkle with grated  Gruyère

garnish with  black pepper and  chili flakes,  bake for 25 minutes  at 350°F/180°C