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Asparagus Sauce

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  Asparagus spears 12 , trimmed
  Sweet butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Scallions (green and white) 4 , chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Granulated sugar 1 Pinch
  Heavy cream 2 Tablespoon

Cut asparagus into 1 inch pieces.
Parboil in a pot of boiling salted water until just tender, about 8 minutes.
Melt butter in a skillet.
Add asparagus, chopped seal lions, seasoning to taste with salt, pepper and sugar.
Cook, stirring, over medium heat until scallions are tender, about 5 minutes.
Puree mixture in a food processor or push through a food mill.
Place puree in a saucepan, add the cream, and keep warm until needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 337 Calories from Fat 259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.4%

Saturated Fat 18.5 g92.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 89.5 mg29.8%

Sodium 980.4 mg40.8%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.6%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 5 g10.3%

Vitamin A 63.7% Vitamin C 30%

Calcium 16.8% Iron 24.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Asparagus Sauce Recipe