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Asparagus with Tomatoes

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Keep it simple--and bursting with color and flavor--with this fresh tomato and asparagus side dish.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
3
plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped (1 cup)
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon honey
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
lb fresh asparagus spears

Directions

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion in oil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in tomatoes, lemon juice, honey and salt. Cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Remove mixture from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 Wipe out skillet with paper towel. In skillet, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add asparagus; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 7 to 10 minutes or until stalk ends are crisp-tender. Drain asparagus; place in serving dish. Top with tomato mixture.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 70
  • Fat 2 1/2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 150mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Emerging research shows that folic acid, a B vitamin found in asparagus, may be important in heart health.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/23/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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