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Asparagus

Photo by: Tom Eckerle
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds thin asparagus spears, ends trimmed
  • Melted butter
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions

Bring 3 inches of lightly salted water to boil in a large shallow pan.  Add the asparagus and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes, just until tender. Drain and serve hot with melted butter and lemon juice.


© Christopher Idone
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information includes 1 teaspoon of melted butter per serving.

126kcal (6%)
109mg (11%)
30mg (51%)
203mcg RAE (7%)
921mg
64mg
10g
9g
9g
18g
10mg (3%)
10mg (0%)
3g (13%)
4g (7%)
10mg (53%)
 

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