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Creamy Asparagus And Carrots is an alluring side dish recipe that you will surely love to serve to your family. Try this luscious Creamy Asparagus And Carrots; I bet everyone in your family will always crave for it.
  Carrots 2 Medium, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Asparagus 1 Pound, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  All purpose flour 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Sliced almonds 1 Tablespoon, toasted

In a saucepan, bring carrots and water to a boil; cover and cook for 4 minutes.
Add asparagus; cover and cook for 3 minutes or until just tender.
Drain, reserving liquid; add enough water to liquid to equal 1/3 cup.
Set vegetables aside; return liquid to skillet.
Combine cream cheese, flour, salt, nutmeg and pepper; add to liquid.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until cheese melts and sauce is bubbly, about 3 minutes.
Stir in vegetables and heat through.
Garnish with almonds.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 540 Calories from Fat 327

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g57.9%

Saturated Fat 17.4 g86.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93.5 mg31.2%

Sodium 856.9 mg35.7%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.5%

Dietary Fiber 15.1 g60.2%

Sugars 17.8 g

Protein 20 g39.8%

Vitamin A 497.7% Vitamin C 54.4%

Calcium 27.4% Iron 62.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Asparagus And Carrots Recipe