Simple, Not Mushy, Asparagus
12 mins (prep 5, cooking 7)
4 ingredients
4 servings
I have tried a variety of asparagus recipes over the years--sauteed, grilled, baked--and I have always been disappointed in the results. This is a simple boiled recipe that always gives me a nicely textured and tasty asparagus.

Categories:  5-ingredients-or-less , low-protein , side-dish , <-15-mins , low-cholesterol , low-calorie , easy , quick , asparagus , low-carb , vegetable , low-in... , healthy-2 , low-sodium , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (117.35 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 49.19 Calories from Fat 28.26
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.14g 19.29%
Saturated Fat 1.94g 38.89%
Trans Fat 0.12g %
Cholesterol 7.95mg 10.6%
Sodium 26.04mg 4.34%
Total Carbohydrate 4.4g 5.87%
Dietary Fiber 2.38 g 38.1%
Sugars 2.13 g %
Protein 2.53g 20.21%
Vitamin A 949.7IU% Vitamin C 6.35mg%
Calcium 28.1mg% 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:
dash salt