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Pleasing Peas and Asparagus

 Pleasing Peas and Asparagus
Guests won't be able to resist the fresh flavor and color of this springtime vegetable combination from Nina Hall of Citrus Heights, California.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen peas
  • 3/4 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces or frozen asparagus tips
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt, optional
  • Dash pepper


  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add peas, asparagus,
  • butter, parsley, garlic salt if desired and pepper. Return to a
  • boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer until asparagus is crisp-tender, about
  • 10 minutes. Drain; serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One 3/4-cup serving (prepared with margarine and without garlic salt) equals 136 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 179 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.