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Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

 Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Crisp-tender asparagus is drizzled with lemon butter sauce and sprinkled with flavorful sun-dried tomatoes in this effortless, time-saving recipe.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, patted dry and chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil

Directions

  • Place asparagus in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1
  • in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 6-8 minutes or
  • until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the broth, oil,
  • lemon peel and salt.
  • Transfer asparagus to a serving platter; drizzle with butter mixture.
  • Sprinkle with pepper; top with tomatoes and basil. Yield: 12
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 95 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 127 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.