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Spanish Asparagus

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Spanish Asparagus is an amazingly delicious side dish recipe. Try this recipe; I am sure you will have a huge fan following for this one!
  Asparagus 2 Pound
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, minced
  Bay leaf 1 Small
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock/Veal stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Egg yolks 2
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste

1. Cook the asparagus until tender. Drain.
2. In a saucepan heat three tablespoons of the butter, add the onion, bay leaf, salt and pepper and saute until the onion is tender but not brown, stirring often.
3. Stir in the flour, gradually add the stock and cook, stirring, until thickened. Add the nutmeg. Simmer five minutes and strain.
4. Beat the egg yolks until very light and add the lemon juice. Combine with a little of the hot sauce and add the egg mixture to the remaining sauce gradually, while stirring. Cook the mixture over boiling water in a double boiler, or over very low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add the remaining butter.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1079 Calories from Fat 541

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g94.4%

Saturated Fat 34 g169.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 505.5 mg168.5%

Sodium 1119.4 mg46.6%

Total Carbohydrates 103 g34.3%

Dietary Fiber 23.1 g92.3%

Sugars 30.7 g

Protein 44 g87.1%

Vitamin A 175.6% Vitamin C 114.1%

Calcium 33.5% Iron 135.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spanish Asparagus Recipe