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Nutty Asparagus

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 4 servings.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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