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Fresh Asparagus

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This fresh asparagus recipe is a lightly cooked recipe of aspagus. Made by boiling and served with a topping of butter and lemon juice, the fresh asparagus recipe can be served as a side by itself or used in salads.
  Asparagus 250 Gram (As Many As Are Needed; Allow 4 To 6 Per Person)
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

Cut away fibrous part of asparagus stalks; tie rest together.
Place in tall pot; add boiling water and salt.
Cover; cook over medium heat about 8 minutes (do not overcook); drain.
Pour over asparagus melted butter to which a little lemon juice has been added.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 161 Calories from Fat 109

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19.2%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g39%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 981.8 mg40.9%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.2%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 6 g11.4%

Vitamin A 45.4% Vitamin C 34.8%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 29.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fresh Asparagus Recipe