Buttered Asparagus Recipe

Buttered Asparagus picture

Summary

MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Fresh asparagus1 1⁄2 Pound (Thin)
 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dried marjoram1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 467 Calories from Fat 329

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g57.7%

Saturated Fat 23.4 g117%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg

Sodium 1000.4 mg41.7%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 15.3 g61.3%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 16 g31.4%

Vitamin A 129.4% Vitamin C 65.6%

Calcium 22.4% Iron 92.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Slice asparagus diagonally in 2-inch pieces.
In 1 1/2 qt glass casserole microwave (high) butter 45 seconds.
Blend in salt, pepper, marjoram and asparagus.
Microwave (high), covered, 6-8 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking.
Rest 5 minutes.
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