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Spicy Asparagus Spears

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

This no-fuss dish gets its zippy taste from Cajun seasoning and crushed red pepper flakes. Even those who don't like asparagus will enjoy these buttery spears.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • Crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • 1-3/4 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, melt butter. Stir in the onion powder, seasoned salt, Cajun seasoning and red pepper flakes. Add asparagus spears, stir gently to coat. Cover and cook 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 pound: 26 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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