Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
- 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.
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.