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Asparagus With White Sauce

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This Asparagus With White Sauce is one of the tastiest Asparagus dishes that I've ever tasted ! Try out this Asparagus With White Sauce and tell me if you like it ! Your suggestions for the Asparagus White Sauce are welcome !
  Fresh asparagus spears 2 Pound (Uniform Sized)
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  White sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Light cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Hard boiled eggs 2
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Trim the asparagusand place in a baking dish.
Add the water, lemon juice, and salt.
Cover with waxed paper and cook on the highest setting for 6 minutes.
Drain and im mediately rinse under cold running water.
Place on a serving dish, dot with butter, and keep the asparagus warm while preparing the sauce.
Heat the butter in a 4-cup glass measuring cup for 30 seconds on the highest setting.
Stir in the flour, milk, cream, nutmeg, salt, and pepper, and cook for 3 minutes.
Stir with a wire whisk twice to ensure a smooth sauce.
Reserve 1 egg yolk.
Chop the remaining yolk and whites and add to the hot sauce.
Place the sauce in a sauce boat and sprinkle with the remaining chopped egg yolk.
Reheat the asparagus for 1 1/2 minutes just before serving with the sauce.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 239 Calories from Fat 168

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.3%

Saturated Fat 11.1 g55.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 133.6 mg44.5%

Sodium 724.7 mg30.2%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.89 g3.6%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 6 g12.7%

Vitamin A 27.3% Vitamin C 7.1%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Asparagus With White Sauce Recipe