Looking for a simple asparagus recipe? Try our Citrus Asparagus with Toasted Almonds - a great side dish to prepare using garden-fresh asparagus.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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1 lb. (450 g) fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
2 Tbsp. Kraft Calorie-Wise Zesty Italian Dressing
zest and juice from 1/2 lemon, divided
1 Tbsp. sliced almonds, toasted
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How do I make it ?
Place asparagus in steamer basket set over half-filled saucepan of boiling water; cover. Cook on medium heat 3 to 4 min. or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
Drain asparagus well; place in shallow dish. Add dressing and lemon juice; mix lightly. Transfer to platter.
Sprinkle with lemon zest and nuts.
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How to Toast Nuts in Skillet
When a skillet dish calls for toasted nuts, there's no need to heat up the oven. Simply cook the nuts for a few minutes in an ungreased skillet on medium heat until lightly browned, stirring frequently.
Serve with cooked salmon and new potatoes.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 1 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 115 mg
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 2 g
4 servings, 1/4 recipe (101 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.