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Asparagus Polonaise

 Asparagus Polonaise
My mother keeps us supplied with fresh asparagus from the huge patch she grows, and I am always looking for new ways to prepare it. I found this recipe in our local newspaper, and it has been a family favorite ever since.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 slices white or whole wheat bread, crumbled
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed

Directions

  • In a skillet, melt butter; saute bread crumbs until golden. Stir in
  • the egg, parsley and salt.
  • Meanwhile, cook asparagus in a small amount of water until
  • crisp-tender; drain and transfer to a platter. Spoon topping over
  • asparagus. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 100 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.