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Flavorful Oniony Asparagus

 Flavorful Oniony Asparagus
As a working mom with four children, I don't have much time to cook big meals during the week. But on Sundays, when I make a special meal, this is our favorite way to enjoy asparagus. —Kathy Mitchell, Tinley Park, Illinois
8-10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • Place asparagus in a steamer basket. Place in a large saucepan or
  • skillet over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for
  • 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add soup mix. Cook and stir for 1
  • minute or until heated through. Remove asparagus to a serving dish.
  • Drizzle with butter mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 8-10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 68 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.