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Steamed Asparagus

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Ingredients
  Water 1 Liter
  Asparagus 1 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Hollandaise sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In asparagus steamer or 3-quart saucepan with rack, heat 1/2 inch water to boiling.
Add asparagus.
Cover; steam asparagus 8 to 10 minutes until tender.
Salt to taste.
Serve with Hollandaise sauce or lemon butter.
Steamed Cut Asparagus: Cut asparagus diagonally into.
2-inch pieces and steam, cooking 6 to 8 minutes .until tender-crisp.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 58 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.3%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 66.1 mg2.8%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 2 g4.2%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 7.1%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Steamed Asparagus Recipe