Garden Asparagus With Lemon And Garlic
|Asparagus||2 Pound, trimmed|
|Olive oil||2 Teaspoon|
|Minced garlic||1 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Coarse salt||To Taste|
|Ground black pepper||To Taste|
|Chopped italian parsley||3 Tablespoon (Fresh Ones)|
Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
Blanch the asparagus for 2 to 3 minutes, or until bright green and crisp-tender.
Drain the asparagus and refresh in ice water to stop the cooking.
Drain well; set in a serving dish.
In a small frying pan over medium-high heat, heat the oil and saute the garlic for 1 minute, or until just tender do not allow it to brown.
Stir in the lemon juice; add salt to taste.
Drizzle over the asparagus.
Sprinkle with the pepper; garnish with the parsley.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 311 Calories from Fat 101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g17.7%
Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 375.2 mg15.6%
Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.5%
Dietary Fiber 21.2 g84.6%
Sugars 19 g
Protein 22 g43.9%
Vitamin A 213.3% Vitamin C 234.1%
Calcium 29.8% Iron 125.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet