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Meal Type
Low Fat
Low Sodium
Low Calorie
Quick and Easy
Kid Friendly
No. of Ingredients
Cook Time
Prep Time


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1 cup)

Servings Per Container

Amount per Serving

Calories 70 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3g 4.6%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 0mg 0%

Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%

Dietary Fiber 5g 20%

Sugars 4g

Protein 5g

Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 25%

Calcium 6% Iron 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4

Total Servings (Yield): 4

Serving Size: 1 cup

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  • 2 pounds asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and black pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, place asparagus in 1 inch boiling water.
  2. Cover and steam for 5 minutes or until asparagus is bright green and tender.
  3. Rinse asparagus under cold water and drain.
  4. In a small bowl, combine oil and lemon juice. Pour over asparagus.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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I like the smaller asparagus spears...they are more tender than the chunky ones.

Equipment List:

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • measuring cup
  • measuring spoons

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