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Simple Microwaved Asparagus

Simple Microwaved Asparagus
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 9 min
  • Servings 8

Asparagus is one of spring's simplest pleasures. Make it simpler by using the microwave to cook it to its delicious tender best! ...MORE+ LESS-

TBSP Susan
April 27, 2015

Ingredients

8
fresh asparagus spears
(salt and pepper or other seasonings as desired)

Steps

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  • 1
    Cut or snap woody ends from spears. Wash spears with cool water. Do not dry.
  • 2
    Place spears in a single layer in a glass microwave-safe baking dish, allowing room between spears. Cover dish with plastic wrap, opening one corner slightly for steam to vent.
  • 3
    Microwave on high for four minutes. Test doneness with fork.
  • 4
    Season as desired with salt and pepper or other seasonings (garlic salt is good), butter or sauce. Serve immediately.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
0
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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