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Asparagus With Apples

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Ingredients
  Asparagus tips 16 (Fresh)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Apple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Cinnamon 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Peel asparagus.
Trim away and reserve heads.
In a saucepan filled with lightly salted boiling water, blanch asparagus stems 2 minutes.
Remove from saucepan.
Rinse under running cold water.
Drain.
Dice stems.
In a frying pan, melt butter.
Cook diced asparagus, apple, garlic and seasonings 5 minutes or so.
Meanwhile, blanch asparagus heads 4 minutes or so.
Rinse under running cold water.
Drain.
Divide asparagus and apple mixture among 4 plates.
Garnish each serving with 4 asparagus heads.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Apple

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 361 Calories from Fat 222

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.9%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g78.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 408.9 mg17%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.6%

Sugars 19.4 g

Protein 9 g17.5%

Vitamin A 69.6% Vitamin C 44.7%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 43.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Asparagus With Apples Recipe