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    Asparagus Almondine

    Asparagus Almondine. Photo by 2Bleu

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    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    2Bleu's Note:

    this is very elegant and easy to make. The sauce is light and can be used on a variety of other vegetables as well.

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    1. 1
      Place almonds in med skillet and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Cook over med-high heat, stirring frequently about 5 minutes till golden. Set aside.
    2. 2
      In a small cup, blend cornstarch into 1 tbsp chicken broth, set aside.
    3. 3
      Add asparagus and remaining chicken broth to the skillet containing the almonds. Bring to boil, Reduce heat, cover and cook 4 minutes.
    4. 4
      Remonve asparagus carefully to serving plate. cover to keep warm. (they will continue cooking). Into the skillet, stir in cornstarch mixture, lemon peel, and pepper. Stir continuously for about 1-2 minutes till sauce is slightly thickened.
    5. 5
      Gently pour sauce over asparagus and garnish with additional slivered almonds and fresh lemon wedges.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 14, 2011


      This is absolutely delicious and definitely worthy of company and for holiday family dinners. We used low sodium chicken broth and would next time add a tad of salt to bring out the flavours more and perhaps add a dash of lemon juice as well. But really - these are very minor recommendations - the dish is fantastic just the way it is. We used raw whole almonds and did not blanch them which added a tad more almond flavour as well. It is one of the recipes that somehow are more than the sum of their parts.

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    • on March 05, 2008


      Made and enjoyed for Photo swap....I really liked this dish. I will be using this sauce for more than just asparagas...YUMMMY

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    • on November 12, 2007


      This past week I have been on an asparagus kick it seems, and this is one of my favortie asparagus recipes so far. I used low sodium broth and scaled it down to serve two. The sauce is lovely, and much more healthy than the regular cream sauce too! I plan on trying this with other veggies soon.

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    Nutritional Facts for Asparagus Almondine

    Serving Size: 1 (148 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 42.6
    Calories from Fat 12
    Total Fat 1.4 g
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 102.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 5.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    Sugars 2.3 g
    Protein 3.5 g

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