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Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe

Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

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.