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Scalloped Asparagus

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  Asparagus 20 Ounce, frozen (2 Packages)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Slivered almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 2 Ounce

Place asparagus and water in 2-quart casserole; cover.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until heated through, 8 to 10 minutes, stirring to break apart after half the time.
Drain and set aside.
Place 2 tablespoons margarine in small bowl.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until melted, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Mix in almonds until coated.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until light brown, 2 to 3 minutes.
Set aside.
Place 1 tablespoon margarine in small bowl or 2-cup measure.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until melted, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Stir in flour and salt.
Blend in milk.
Reduce power to MEDIUM-HIGH (70%).
Microwave until thickened, 2 to 3 1/2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Stir in cheese until melted.
Pour over asparagus.
Sprinkle with almonds.
Microwave at MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 468 Calories from Fat 317

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.8%

Saturated Fat 18.3 g91.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 79.3 mg26.4%

Sodium 465.6 mg19.4%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.2%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 19 g37.9%

Vitamin A 61.3% Vitamin C 26.5%

Calcium 37.7% Iron 38.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Scalloped Asparagus Recipe