Lemon Asparagus

12 mins (prep 5, cooking 7)
7 ingredients
4-6 servings
I love fresh asparagus! I've had this recipe so long - I'm not sure where it originated. The lemon, tarragon and butter really enhance the flavor. You can leave out the butter and still have a great tasting dish. Thyme can be substituted for the tarragon with excellent results. Hope you enjoy!

Categories:  side-dish , <-15-mins , quick , microwave , equipment , low-carb , low-sodium , low-in... , time-to-make , low-protein , low-calorie , easy , asparagus , vegetarian , vegetable ,
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Serving Size (129.67 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 75.97 Calories from Fat 55.26
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.14g 37.77%
Saturated Fat 3.84g 76.89%
Trans Fat 0.24g %
Cholesterol 15.9mg 21.2%
Sodium 50.13mg 8.35%
Total Carbohydrate 4.49g 5.99%
Dietary Fiber 2.39 g 38.16%
Sugars 2.17 g %
Protein 2.56g 20.5%
Vitamin A 1042.18IU% Vitamin C 6.83mg%
Calcium 29.29mg% Iron 2.43mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dried tarragon, salt & pepper