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French Asparagus

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French Asparagus is a mouth watering recipe. An easy to prepare French Asparagus recipe wont let you forget its taste forever. So, give it a try and squander its taste!
  Asparagus 2 Pound (About 28 Spears)
  Salt To Taste
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Prepared french mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Hard boiled eggs 3
  Pepper To Taste
  Chopped chervil 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Mixed With Chives)
  Chopped chives 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Mixed With Chervil)

1 Tie prepared asparagus into 4 bundles and cook for 20 minutes or until tender in boiling salted water; lift out and keep warm. Reserve cooking liquid.
2 Melt the butter in a thick pan and then stir in the flour using a wooden spoon. Cook the mixture for a few minutes without allowing it to brown. Take the pan off the heat and beat in 1 cup asparagus water. Return the pan to the heat and cook for 6 minutes.
3 Add the mustard to the cream. Stir this mixture into the white sauce and cook very gently for 10 minutes. Cut 2 hard-boiled eggs into very small cubes and add to the sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
4 Finely chop the third egg and mix it with the chervil and chives. Put the well-drained bundles of asparagus onto a heated serving dish and sprinkle with the egg. Serve very hot with the sauce in a sauce boat.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 378 Calories from Fat 261

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g45.6%

Saturated Fat 17 g84.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 264 mg88%

Sodium 224.6 mg9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g21%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 13 g26.1%

Vitamin A 59% Vitamin C 25.1%

Calcium 14.7% Iron 35.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Asparagus Recipe