Asparagus With Bacon

Course : Asparagus
Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

1 1/2 Pounds Asparagus -- cut diagonally into 1 inch pieces
2 Tablespoons Fresh parsley - snipped
2 Tablespoons Lemon juice
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
2 Slices Bacon - fried and chopped
 

Preparation / Directions:

* 2 Packages (10 ounce) frozen cut asparagus can be substitued for the fresh asparagus. Cook as directed on package; drain. Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch 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.

 

Nutritional Information:

91 Calories (kcal); 1g Total Fat; (5% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 19g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 540mg Sodium


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