Asparagus With Caper Butter Recipe

Summary

CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Fresh asparagus2 Pound, washed
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
 Capers2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 596 Calories from Fat 410

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.9%

Saturated Fat 29.3 g146.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg

Sodium 4149 mg172.9%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.8%

Dietary Fiber 19.1 g76.3%

Sugars 17.1 g

Protein 22 g43%

Vitamin A 165.3% Vitamin C 86.4%

Calcium 33.9% Iron 108.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

With electric knife cut off tough ends of spears.
In 10-inch skillet, heat 4 cups water to boiling; add 1 1/2 teaspoons salt.
Add asparagus; cover and cook over low heat 12-15 minutes or until stalks are tender when pierced with a fork.
Drain.
Combine 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and melted butter or margarine with capers; pour over asparagus and serve immediately.
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