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Asparagus with Lemon Ginger Cream

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Ingredients
  Asparagus 1 Pound
  Regular strength chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ginger slices 2
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Poached eggs 4
Directions

Prepare asparagus, leaving spears whole; then boil, steam, or microwave.
Drain and keep warm.
In a wide frying pan, combine broth, ginger, and lemon peel.
Bring to a boil; boil until reduced to 1/2 cup.
Add cream; continue to boil until reduced to 1/2 cup.
Remove ginger and lemon peel.
Pour sauce equally onto 4 warmed plates; top sauce on each plate with 1/4 of the asparagus, then with 1 poached egg.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 205 Calories from Fat 135

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g41.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 252.4 mg84.1%

Sodium 308.5 mg12.9%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 9 g18.1%

Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 10.7%

Calcium 7% Iron 18.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Asparagus With Lemon Ginger Cream Recipe