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Asparagus With Almond Butter

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  Asparagus spears 1 Pound (fresh)
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cucumber 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon

Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
Remove scales with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired.
Cook asparagus, covered, in a small amount of boiling water 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
Arrange in a serving dish.
Saute almonds in butter over low heat until golden brown.
Stir in cucumber and lemon juice.
Pour over asparagus.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 221 Calories from Fat 174

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.2%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.2 mg10.1%

Sodium 193.9 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 5 g10.1%

Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Asparagus With Almond Butter Recipe