Asparagus with Gremolata Sauce
Makes: 6 servings

Asparagus with Gremolata Sauce

This simple asparagus recipe features parsley, garlic and lemon!

Prep/cook time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups asparagus (washed and trimmed)
  • 1 garlic large clove (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon (grated)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons margarine (or butter)
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped parsley
Serving Size: 6 ounces
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories49
Total Fat4 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium3 mg
Total Carbohydrate3 g
Dietary Fiber2 g
Total Sugars1 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein2 g

Directions

  1. Cook asparagus in a large pot of boiling water until tender, about 4 minutes.
  2. Drain: rinse with cold water to cool quickly, and drain again.
  3. Pat dry; wrap in a paper towel and then plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  4. Melt margarine in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add lemon peel and garlic and stir for 30 seconds.
  6. Add asparagus and toss to coat.
  7. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Sauté until asparagus is heated through and coated with Gremolata sauce, about 3 minutes.
  8. Transfer to platter. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Recipe Source: What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

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