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    Spicy and Sweet Cheesy Asparagus

    Spicy and Sweet Cheesy Asparagus. Photo by Rita~

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    5 mins

    20 mins

    Brisket in Roses's Note:

    Created for RSC#11. Made as an appetizer, but can also be used as a side dish.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oil in frying pan. Preheat broiler.
    2. 2
      Add pine nuts and shallots to frying pan and saute for about 1 minute.
    3. 3
      Add asparagus to pan and season with cayenne pepper. Cook for about two minutes.
    4. 4
      In a small mixing bowl, combine the white wine, honey, salt and pepper (to taste). Add to asparagus and cook until asparagus is done (in my opinion, crispy to the bite).
    5. 5
      In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour and whisk until well blended.
    6. 6
      Whisk in milk gradually until mixture is smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste and simmer for about 3 minutes.
    7. 7
      Remove the pan from heat and whisk in 3/4 cup cheese until melted and blended.
    8. 8
      Spoon sauce on top of asparagus.
    9. 9
      Add remaining gouda and place under broiler until cheese is bubbly.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 24, 2008

      45

      This was a easy sweet and creamy tasty creation. Good use of ingredients.

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    • on February 23, 2008

      45

      I sauteed the shallots and pine nuts in 1 tablespoon olive oil. Adding 2 pounds of asparagus. Covered and cooked for 2 minutes. I transferred the asparagus to a oven proof dish then topped with the cheese mixture (which I added the juice, pine nut and the shallots that remained in the pan). For they would have been lost in the bottom of the pan. Do watch under the broiler for it does brown quickly. This is sweet and creamy. Yummy!

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy and Sweet Cheesy Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (159 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 250.3
     
    Calories from Fat 103
    41%
    Total Fat 11.4 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 4.2 g
    21%
    Cholesterol 17.8 mg
    5%
    Sodium 73.6 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 30.2 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 19.5 g
    78%
    Protein 6.1 g
    12%

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    gouda cheese

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