Asparagus With Almond Butter Recipe

Summary

Servings4Cuisine

Ingredients

 Asparagus spears1 Pound (fresh)
 Almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cucumber2 Tablespoon, grated
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 221 Calories from Fat 174

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.2%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.2 mg

Sodium 193.9 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 5 g10.1%

Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
Remove scales with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired.
Cook asparagus, covered, in a small amount of boiling water 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
Arrange in a serving dish.
Saute almonds in butter over low heat until golden brown.
Stir in cucumber and lemon juice.
Pour over asparagus.
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