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Nutritional Facts: Julia Child's Asparagus Simmered in Onions, Garlic, and Lemon

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  24 (360g)
asparagus spears
1 cup (160g)
onions
1/3 cup (72g)
olive oil
2 large (7g)
garlic cloves
1 (0g)
lemons, zest of
1/2 teaspoon (0g)
thyme
1 (0g)
bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon (1g)
peppercorns
1/2 cup (118g)
dry white wine
1/4 cup (61g)
fresh lemon juice
2 cups (474g)
water
1/2 teaspoon (3g)
salt
1 to taste (0g)
parsley
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 1 0
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 12.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 12 3
Arginine (g) 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 1 0
Ash (g) 2.3 0.6 0.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.5 3.0 n/a 7 2
Aspartic acid (g) 2.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 2 1
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Calcium (mg) 82.8 36.8 0.7 13.0 n/a 0.8 0.5 6.4 10.6 3.7 14.2 0.7 n/a 170 43
Calories 79.2 64.0 635.8 10.7 n/a 0.2 0.2 3.6 96.4 13.4 0.0 0.0 n/a 904 226
Calories (kj) 338.4 265.6 2,660.6 44.9 n/a 0.8 0.8 15.2 402.2 55.5 0.0 0.0 n/a 3,784 946
Carbohydrates (g) 14.8 14.9 0.0 2.4 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.9 3.1 4.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 40 10
Cholesterol (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Copper (mg) 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Cystine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 7.2 2.7 0.0 0.2 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 11 3
Folate (mcg) 536.4 30.4 0.0 0.2 n/a 0.1 0.1 0.2 1.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 581 145
Folate, DFE (mcg) 536.4 30.4 0.0 0.2 n/a 0.1 0.1 0.2 1.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 581 145
Folate, food (mcg) 536.4 30.4 0.0 0.2 n/a 0.1 0.1 0.2 1.2 12.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 581 145
Folic acid (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Fructose (g) 2.8 2.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.7 n/a n/a n/a 6 1
Galactose (g) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Glucose (dextrose) (g) 1.5 3.2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.6 n/a n/a n/a 5 1
Glutamic acid (g) 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 1 0
Glycine (g) 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Histidine (g) 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Hydroxyproline n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Iron (mg) 3.3 0.3 0.4 0.1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 5 1
Isoleucine (g) 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Lactose (g) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Leucine (g) 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 1 0
Lysine (g) 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Magnesium (mg) 50.4 16.0 0.0 1.8 n/a 0.3 0.1 2.5 11.8 3.7 4.7 0.0 n/a 91 23
Maltose (g) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Manganese (mg) 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Methionine (g) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 0.0 0.0 52.5 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 53 13
Niacin (mg) 3.9 0.2 0.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 4 1
Pantothenic acid (mg) 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Phenylalanine (g) 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Phosphorus (mg) 194.4 46.4 0.0 11.0 n/a 0.2 0.1 2.3 21.2 4.9 0.0 0.0 n/a 280 70
Phytosterols n/a 24.0 159.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 1.3 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 184 46
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 0.4 0.0 7.6 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 8 2
Potassium (mg) 806.4 233.6 0.7 28.9 n/a 1.2 0.3 19.3 83.5 62.8 4.7 0.2 n/a 1,242 310
Proline (g) 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Protein (g) 8.6 1.8 0.0 0.5 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 11 3
Retinol (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Riboflavin (mg) 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Saturated Fat (g) 0.2 0.1 9.9 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 10 3
Selenium (mcg) 22.0 0.8 0.0 1.0 n/a n/a 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 24 6
Serine (g) 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Sodium (mg) 50.4 6.4 1.4 1.2 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.3 5.9 0.6 14.2 1,162.7 n/a 1,243 311
Starch (g) 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Sucrose (g) 0.3 1.6 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.3 n/a n/a n/a 2 1
Sugar (g) 4.7 6.8 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 1.1 1.5 0.0 0.0 n/a 14 4
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Threonine (g) 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 5.4 0.0 10.3 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 16 4
Tocopherol, beta (mg) 0.1 0.0 0.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, delta (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, gamma (mg) 0.8 0.0 0.6 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0
Total Fat (g) 0.8 0.2 71.9 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 n/a 73 18
Trans-monoenoic Fat n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
TransFatty acids n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Tryptophan (g) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Valine (g) 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 1 0
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 3,621.6 3.2 0.0 0.6 n/a 9.5 3.7 7.9 0.0 3.7 0.0 0.0 n/a 3,650 913
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 180.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 181 45
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Vitamin C (mg) 27.7 11.8 0.0 2.2 n/a 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 23.6 0.0 0.0 n/a 66 16
Vitamin D (IU) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Water (g) 333.5 142.6 0.0 4.2 n/a 0.1 0.0 0.2 102.1 56.3 473.5 0.0 n/a 1,113 278
Zinc (mg) 2.2 0.3 0.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 3 1

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