Smoky Asparagus and Mushroom Sauté

Smoky Asparagus and Mushroom Saute Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
This quick side dish combines applewood-smoked bacon, asparagus, mushrooms, and chives. And it's has less than 100 calories per serving!

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
Total time: 16 Minutes

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Total: 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 89
Fat 5.3 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Sodium 283 mg

Ingredients

2 slices applewood-smoked bacon
1 tablespoon butter
6 ounces quartered fresh morel mushrooms
1 pound (1-inch) asparagus piece
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons chopped ramp greens or fresh chives

Preparation

Cook 2 slices applewood-smoked bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; crumble. Add 1 tablespoon butter to drippings in pan; swirl to coat. Add 6 ounces quartered fresh morel mushrooms; sauté 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1 pound (1-inch) asparagus pieces, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper; sauté 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; sprinkle with bacon and 3 tablespoons chopped ramp greens or fresh chives.

Julianna Grimes,

Cooking Light

April 2011
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