Recipes Fresh Asparagus with Toasted Nuts (Holidays, Side dish, Vegetarian)

Number of Servings
    •     1-1 1/4    lbs. fresh asparagus
    •     1    c. water
    •     2    tbsp. fresh lime juice
    •     2    tbsp. diced pimiento
    •     1    tbsp. toasted pine nuts or walnuts



Rinse asparagus and snap off tough ends. In a large skillet, bring water to a boil and add asparagus. Cover and steam asparagus until bright green, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat, drain and arrange on a platter. Sprinkle with lime juice. Garnish with pimiento and pine nuts or walnuts. Serve warm or chilled.

Nutrition Information

41 Calories; 1g Fat (24.0% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 4mg Sodium.