Asparagus With Bacon
|Asparagus||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Snipped parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Lemon juice||2 Teaspoon|
Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water in saucepan or skillet (water should not touch bottom of basket).
Place lower stalk pieces in basket.
Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Steam 4 minutes.
Cover tightly and steam until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes longer.
Toss asparagus with parsley, lemon juice and salt.
Sprinkle with bacon.
2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen cut asparagus can be substituted for the fresh asparagus.
Cook as directed on package; drain.
Microwave Directions: Place asparagus, 1/4 cup water and 1/4 teaspoon salt in 1 1/2-quart microwavable casserole.
Cover tightly and microwave on high (100%) 3 minutes; stir.
Cover and microwave until crisp-tender, 2 to 3 minutes longer.
Let stand 1 minute; drain.
Continue as directed.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g4.1%
Saturated Fat 0.88 g4.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 3.4 mg1.1%
Sodium 579.2 mg24.1%
Total Carbohydrates 30 g9.9%
Dietary Fiber 15.3 g61.3%
Sugars 13.3 g
Protein 17 g33.6%
Vitamin A 153.5% Vitamin C 137.7%
Calcium 20.6% Iron 91.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet