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    Italian Asparagus

    Italian Asparagus. Photo by Derf

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    10 mins

    5 mins

    5 mins

    Derf's Note:

    Love asparagus!! From Cooking light

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
    2. 2
      Remove scales from stalks with a knife or veggie peeler, if desired.
    3. 3
      Arrange asparagus in a veggie steamer over boiling water.
    4. 4
      Cover and steam 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp tender, keep warm.
    5. 5
      Combine tomato and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stir well.
    6. 6
      To serve, spoon tomato mixture over asparagus, sprinkle with cheese.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 10, 2004

      55

      great recipe and pretty too! I used 3/4 C canned chopped tomatoes, parboiled asparagus for a couple min. In 9x13 pan arranged asparagus and put tomato mixture across middle. 10 min, at 400. Come summer I will use fresh tomatoes and herbs and not warm it in oven. Great with trout almondine and brown rice.

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    • on September 21, 2003

      55

      Hi Derf, I loved this, I had to change oregano to basil because I am alergic, but it didn't affect the recipe at all. We loved and i will be making it again. Its a keeper. Thanks for posting.

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    • on July 30, 2008

      45

      Really good and very different from anything I've had in the past. Was making Scoozi's Pollo Al Limone (Scoozi's Pollo Al Limone) and needed a side veggie. This paired VERY well without stealing the show. The flavors were nice...I love tomatoes and asparagus. Next time I may add a bit of garlic into the process. I roasted the asparagus in the oven first after spraying them with a garlic/EVOO spray rather than steam. Would do this again as well. Delicious and highly recommended. Will make again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Italian Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (151 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 35.9
     
    Calories from Fat 5
    14%
    Total Fat 0.5 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.7 mg
    0%
    Sodium 30.8 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.3 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 2.4 g
    9%
    Protein 3.4 g
    6%

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