Asparagus With Bacon
Asparagus Vegetables Bacon Diabetic Side dish
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:51:35 AM. Recipe ID 13193. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Asparagus with bacon
Categories: Diabetic, Vegetables, Side dish, Meats
Yield: 4 Sweet ones
1 1/2 lb Asparagus;* cut diagonally
-into 1" pieces
10 oz (2 pkg) frozen apaparagus;
2 tb Fresh parsley; snipped
2 tb Lemon juice;
1/4 ts Salt;
2 sl Bacon; fried and chopped
* 2 PACKAGES (10 oz) frozen cut asparagus can be substitued for the
fresh asparagus. Cook as directed on package; drain.
Place steamer basket in 1/2" water in saucepan or skillet (water
should not touch the bottom of basket). Place lower stalk pieces in
basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 4
minutes. Add tips. Cover tightly and steam until crisp-tender, 4 to 5
minutes longer. Toss asparagus with parsley, lemon juice and salt.
Sprinkle with bacon.
MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Place asparagus, 1/2 cup water and 1/4
teaspoon salt in 1 1/2-quart microwable casserole. Cover tightly and
microwave on high(100% depending how powerful the microwave is) 3
minutes, less if very powerful( my microwave is an older one..in fact
20 years); stir. Cover and microwave until crisp-tender, 2 to 3
minutes longer. Let stand 1 munites; drain. Continue as directed.
Serving size 3/4 cup. Food Exchanges per serving: 1 VEGETABLE
EXCHANGES + MAYBE 1/2 HIGH-FAT MEAT EXCHANGE; CAL: 75; (Bacon listed
as Saturated Fat, but we wouldn't use it anyhow would we).
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