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  • Asparagus w/ Peppers

    2 posts, 2 voices, 722 views, started Mar 24, 2009

    Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 by Denise Richardson

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      Asparagus with Peppers Servings: 4
      Preparation time: 10 min
      Cooking time: 10 min
      Ingredients:
      1.0 yellow bell pepper.ooked, seeded and cut into thin strips
      1.0 red bell pepper.ooked, seeded and cut into thin strips
      3 tsp olive oil
      1-1/2 Lbs. asparagus, tough ends trimmed and cut into 3 inches lengths

      Cooking Directions:
      Place asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 3-4 minutes. Rinse asparagus under cold water. Drain and set aside. Heat oil in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Saute bell peppers 2-3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Stir in asparagus and saute until hot. Season with pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature, if desired.  

      This Recipe is Considered:
      Low Calories Low Cholesterol Low Sodium
      Per Serving:
      Calories 79  Fat6.8 g  Calories from Fat77 %  Protein4.2 g  Cholesterol0 mg  Dietary fiber4 g    

      Nutrients  

      Calories 79
      Protein4.2 g
      Carbohydrates 10.2 g
      Dietary Fiber 4 g
      Sugar 4.8 g
      Fat Total6.8 g
      Saturated Fats 1.3 g
      Mono-unsaturated Fats3.6 g
      Poly-unsaturated Fats1.9 g
      Calories From Fat77
      Cholesterol 0 mg
      Sodium 4.1 mg
      Exchanges  

      Milk Exchanges0
      Vegetable Exchanges2
      Fruit Exchanges0
      Bread Exchanges0
      Other Carbohydrates/
      Sugar Exchanges 0
      Very Lean Meat/Protein
      Exchange0
      Fat Exchanges0.7  

        

      Vitamins  

      Vitamin A235.9 IU
      Thiamin B10.5 mg
      Riboflavin B2 0.3 mg
      Niacin B3 2.2 mg
      Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
      Vitamin B120 mcg
      Vitamin C84.9 mg
      Vitamin E6.1 IU
      Folate223.6 mcg
      Pantothenic Acid0.6 mg
      Minerals  

      Calcium39 mg
      Copper0.5 mg
      Iron1.7 mg
      Magnesium34.3 mg
      Phosphorus101.9 mg
      Potassium 525 mg
      Ash1.1 mg
      Manganese0.5 mg
      Sodium 4.1 mg
      Zinc0.8 mg



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