Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe
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Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe

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Pair any entree with Tara Sensenbaugh's Garlic Parmesan Asparagus for a truly succulent meal. With subtle garlic, melted butter and a hint of Parmesan cheese, what's not to love?
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 45 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large skillet, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus and garlic. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Drizzle with butter. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; gently toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Parmesan Asparagus in Simple & Delicious March/April 2007, p24

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2014

"Love this dish! So tasty and simple!"

Reviewed Feb. 13, 2011

"Excellent side dish for chicken marsala. I made it without changing anything & it was a hit."

Reviewed Apr. 8, 2010

"Pretty tasty. It goes well with the breaded Parmesan chicken breasts"

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