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Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

 Garlic Parmesan Asparagus
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?
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


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


  • 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.
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.