Feta-Topped Asparagus Recipe

Feta-Topped Asparagus Recipe
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Feta-Topped Asparagus Recipe

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For a unique take on the versatile veggie, I jazz up steamed asparagus with crumbled feta cheese and red onion. The colorful side dish is an ideal accompaniment to chicken and also a welcome addition to any summertime supper.—Becky Lohmiller, Monticello, Indiana
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

Place 1/2 in. of water and the asparagus in a large skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Remove asparagus and keep warm.
In the same pan, saute onion in oil until crisp-tender. Return asparagus to the pan. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Feta-Topped Asparagus in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p15

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 108 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  1. Place 1/2 in. of water and the asparagus in a large skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Remove asparagus and keep warm.
  2. In the same pan, saute onion in oil until crisp-tender. Return asparagus to the pan. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Feta-Topped Asparagus in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p15

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