Steamed Asparagus Recipe

Steamed Asparagus picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main Ingredient


 Water1 Liter
 Asparagus1 Pound
 Salt To Taste
 Hollandaise sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 58 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.3%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 66.1 mg2.8%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 2 g4.2%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 7.1%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In asparagus steamer or 3-quart saucepan with rack, heat 1/2 inch water to boiling.
Add asparagus.
Cover; steam asparagus 8 to 10 minutes until tender.
Salt to taste.
Serve with Hollandaise sauce or lemon butter.
Steamed Cut Asparagus: Cut asparagus diagonally into.
2-inch pieces and steam, cooking 6 to 8 minutes .until tender-crisp.