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Sauteed Asparagus

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Sauteed Asparagus recipe is simple, quick way to prepare asparagus, which is a big plus in my cooking book. Learn how to make Sauteed Asparagus by following our easy recipe. I am sure Sauteed Asparagus will be a winner with your family and friends.
  Asparagus with tips 1 Pound
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Low calorie margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon (Tone's Brand)

Peel the asparagus and cut into 2 in. (5 cm) pieces.
Combine the water and salt in a nonstick skillet.
Bring to the boiling point and add asparagus.
Cover and cook for about 2 minutes.
Add the margarine and butter; stir until melted.
Combine cornstarch and water in a cup or shaker.
Mix and pour over asparagus.
Add the pepper.
Gently stir over medium heat until mixture is clear and thickened.
Add a small amount of extra water, if mixture becomes too thick.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 146 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 1744.9 mg72.7%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 4 g8.8%

Vitamin A 46.1% Vitamin C 14.4%

Calcium 13.3% Iron 25%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sauteed Asparagus Recipe