Nutty Asparagus

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 6 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 48
Caloriesfromfat 56 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2.6 g
Carbohydrate 4.5 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 167 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 pound fresh asparagus spears
Vegetable cooking spray
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine, melted
1 1/2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Place asparagus in an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray.

Combine lemon juice and margarine; brush over asparagus. Sprinkle nuts, salt, and pepper over asparagus. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until asparagus is tender.

Cooking Light The Lazy Gourmet,

Oxmoor House

January 1997
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