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Confetti Asparagus Bake

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Ingredients
  Frozen asparagus spears 20 Ounce (2 Packages)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Seasoned bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Celery 3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Tomato 1 , chopped, drained
  Dried leaf basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried leaf thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
Directions

MAKING
1 Loosen wrapping on asparagus packages.
2 Place packages in microwave oven on paper towels.
3 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 3 minutes.
4 On a round 12-inch microwave platter, arrange asparagus spears, spoke-fashion, with tips pointing towards center.
5 In a small bowl, microwave butter or margarine at 100% (HIGH) for 1 minute or until melted.
6 Combine 1 tablespoon melted butter or margarine with bread crumbs; set aside.
7 Sprinkle onion, celery and tomato pieces over asparagus.
8 Drizzle with remaining melted butter or margarine.
9 Sprinkle with basil and thyme.
10 Cover with vented plastic wrap.
11 Microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 10 to 11 minutes or until asparagus is tender, giving platter a half turn after 5 minutes.

SERVING
12 Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and buttered crumbs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 192 Calories from Fat 122

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.4%

Saturated Fat 8.6 g42.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 35.4 mg11.8%

Sodium 504.9 mg21%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 6 g11.5%

Vitamin A 28.2% Vitamin C 13.8%

Calcium 16.8% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Confetti Asparagus Bake Recipe