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    Cooked Asparagus

    Cooked Asparagus. Photo by Stacky5

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    joan in CNY's Note:

    Microwaving asparagus is much superior than boiling it in a pot

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Thoroughly rinse asparagus spears.
    2. 2
      Place 1/8 cup of water in an 11" by 7" pyrex baking pan.
    3. 3
      Break off tough stems and place spears in pan in alernating order with the larger pieces at the outside.
    4. 4
      Cook for minimum amount of time, based on your cooking guide (I am lucky, my 20 year plus oven has an autocook setting that I can use to cook things like asparagus along with many other things.) When finshed splash with a small amount of fresh (not re-consituted) lemon juice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 31, 2005

      45

      Very simple to make this way, and very fresh-tasting! Just the way I like it! The kids thought it came out a little tough, but that may be because I didn't cook it long enough. I cooked it for 3 minutes...The splash of lemon juice really made it fresh! I did, however, add 1 Tbsp. of butter also, and let it melt in. I'll be cooking my asparagus this way again, only next time I'll cook it longer! Thank you for this wonderful method, Joan!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cooked Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (242 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 45.5
     
    Calories from Fat 2
    34%
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 4.8 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.8 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
    19%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    17%
    Protein 5.0 g
    10%

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