Broiled Asparagus Spears with Lemon

Broiled Asparagus Spears with Lemon
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Broiled Asparagus Spears with Lemon

Savor the tangy flavor of asparagus in Spring with lemon flavor.
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Nutrition Facts

Broiled Asparagus Spears with Lemon

CaloriesCalories

51 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

2g Per Serving

FiberFiber

3g Per Serving
×
Calories 51
Total Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 145 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 2 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 2 medium lemons thinly sliced (about 8 slices each)
  • 1 lb medium asparagus spears (about 24)
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tsp olive oil (extra virgin preferred)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Directions

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  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Line a broiler pan with aluminum foil. Arrange the lemon slices close together in a single layer in the pan. Arrange the asparagus spears in a single layer on the lemon slices. Lightly spray the asparagus with cooking spray.
  3. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for 6 minutes, or until just tender-crisp.
  4. Transfer the asparagus to a serving plate. Drizzle the oil over the asparagus. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Drizzle with any accumulated juices from the broiler pan. Place the lemon slices on or around the asparagus.

Tip: Serving size 6 asparagus spears

 

Savor the tangy flavor of asparagus in Spring with lemon flavor.
For information on women and heart disease, visit Go Red for Women(link opens in new window). (Link opens in a new window)

Nutrition Facts

Broiled Asparagus Spears with Lemon

CaloriesCalories

51 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

2g Per Serving

FiberFiber

3g Per Serving
×
Calories 51
Total Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 145 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 2 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 2 medium lemons thinly sliced (about 8 slices each)
  • 1 lb medium asparagus spears (about 24)
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tsp olive oil (extra virgin preferred)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Line a broiler pan with aluminum foil. Arrange the lemon slices close together in a single layer in the pan. Arrange the asparagus spears in a single layer on the lemon slices. Lightly spray the asparagus with cooking spray.
  3. Broil about 4 inches from the heat for 6 minutes, or until just tender-crisp.
  4. Transfer the asparagus to a serving plate. Drizzle the oil over the asparagus. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Drizzle with any accumulated juices from the broiler pan. Place the lemon slices on or around the asparagus.

Tip: Serving size 6 asparagus spears