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Asparagus with Lemon

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Number of servings: 4

Ingredients

    • 2 lb asparagus, tough ends trimmed
    • 2 tsp olive oil
    • 2 Tbsp lemon juice

Directions

Place asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan, and steam 5 minutes or until bright green and tender. Rinse asparagus under cold water, and drain thoroughly. Combine oil and lemon juice in a bowl. Pour over asparagus. Season with pepper to taste.

Serve at room temperature if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Asparagus with Lemon  
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 25
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 5g
Protein 5g  
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 4%
Iron 10%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 2
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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