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Asparagus with Pimientos

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4-6 servings

This lovely, simple-to-prepare spring dish highlights the asparagus rather than hiding it. The delicate topping of Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs complements the asparagus flavor and looks impressive. -Adeline Piscitelli, Sayreville, New Jersey

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pimientos

Directions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook asparagus in boiling salted water until tender, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, in a skillet, brown bread crumbs in butter. Drain asparagus; place in a serving dish. Sprinkle with crumbs, cheese and pimientos.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 85 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 132mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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