Betty's Asparagus with Peanutty Hollandaise Sauce

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Dec. 06, 2010

In this video, Betty prepares an elegant asparagus dish, topped with easy and delicious homemade Hollandaise sauce, then sprinkled with crushed peanuts. It has great eye-appeal and is healthy and yummy!


Asparagus 1 Bunch (100 gm) ((Average
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((For Cooking The Asparagus
Cream cheese 3 Ounce
Egg yolk 2
Cream cheese 3 Ounce , softened to room temperature
Egg yolks 2 , separate the eggs and discard the whites or save them for another recipe, like meringue
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Salted peanuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , crushed ((for garnish))
Crushed salted peanuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) ((No Husks))



1. Wash and snip asparagus. Crush the salted peanut.


2. In a pot, boil water. Place the asparagus and cook for 5 minutes, cover the pot and cook for another 7 minutes. Drain the excess water and transfer the asparagus to a serving dish. Cover the dish with aluminium foil.

3. In a saucepan, place the cream cheese, add egg, lemon juice and salt, blend nicely. Place the saucepan, over low heat. Stir the mixture continuously, until it is smooth and thick.

4. Pour cream cheese mixture into the asparagus and garnish with crushed peanut.


5. Serve with Ribeye Steak, Subtly Savory Parsley New Potatoes and heated french bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 348Calories from Fat 277

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.2%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 366 mg15.25%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet