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Recipe Name: Asparagus With Bacon Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Vegetables Comments:
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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients:
1 1/2 Pound(s) Asparagus, * cut diagonally
into 1" pieces
10 Ounce(s) 2 pkg frozen apaparagus
2 Tablespoon(s) Fresh parsley, snipped
2 Tablespoon(s) Lemon Juice
1/4 Teaspoon(s) Salt
2 Bacon, fried and chopped
Directions:
PACKAGES (10 oz) frozen cut asparagus can be substitued for the fresh
asparagus. Cook as directed on package; drain. Place steamer basket
in 1/2" water in saucepan or skillet (water should not touch the
bottom of basket). Place lower stalk pieces in basket. Cover tightly
and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 4 minutes. Add tips. Cover
tightly and steam until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes longer. Toss
asparagus with parsley, lemon juice and salt. Sprinkle with bacon.
MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Place asparagus, 1/2 cup water and 1/4 teaspoon
salt in 1 1/2-quart microwable casserole. Cover tightly and microwave
on high(100% depending how powerful the microwave is) 3 minutes, less
if very powerful( my microwave is an older one..in fact 20 years);
stir. Cover and microwave until crisp-tender, 2 to 3 minutes longer.
Let stand 1 munites; drain. Continue as directed. Serving size 3/4
cup. Food Exchanges per serving: 1 VEGETABLE EXCHANGES + MAYBE 1/2
HIGH-FAT MEAT EXCHANGE; CAL: 75; (Bacon listed as Saturated Fat, but
we wouldn't use it anyhow would we). Source: Betty's Crocker's New
American Cooking by WHOM(1983) Brought to you and yours via Nancy
O'Brion and her Meal-Master File
ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/diabetic.zip

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
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Calories: 28
Calories From Fat: 3
Total Fat: <1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 629.6mg
Potassium: 311mg
Carbohydrates: 4.8g
Fiber: 1.8g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: 3.1g


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