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Fresh Asparagus And Onion Saute

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  Fresh asparagus 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Reduced calorie margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon pepper seasoning 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Toasted wheat germ 1 Tablespoon

Break off and discard the tough portion of the asparagus stems.
Bias slice the asparagus into 1" pieces.
Spray an unheated large skillet with no-stick spray.
Heat the skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the asparagus and onions.
Cook and stir about 5 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender.
Add the water, margarine, thyme and lemon-pepper seasoning.
Stir until the margarine is melted and the vegetables are coated.
Transfer to a serving dish.
Sprinkle with the wheat germ.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 240 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 0.91 g4.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 230.7 mg9.6%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.7%

Dietary Fiber 14.8 g59.3%

Sugars 14.9 g

Protein 16 g32.4%

Vitamin A 77.7% Vitamin C 59.6%

Calcium 18.6% Iron 78.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fresh Asparagus And Onion Saute Recipe