Low-Carb Asparagus In Lemon Butter Recipe

Low-Carb Asparagus In Lemon Butter Low-Carb Recipe

Low-Carb Asparagus In Lemon Butter Low Carb Recipe

Low-Carb, Gluten-Free

Asparagus is low in carbs, with only about 2-3% of its content being carbohydrates, making it an ideal vegetable for those following a low-carb diet. The lemon butter sauce adds flavor without significantly increasing the carb count. CarbSmart’s Low-Carb Asparagus In Lemon Butter Recipe is a delicious and simple dish that is perfect for someone living the low carb lifestyle.

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Low-Carb Asparagus In Lemon Butter Low Carb Recipe

Low-Carb Asparagus In Lemon Butter Low Carb Recipe

Asparagus is a nutrient-dense vegetable, providing vitamins, minerals, and fiber, which can help keep you full and satisfied on a low-carb diet.

Ingredients

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  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, tough stems remover or 2 packages frozen asparagus spears
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Cut asparagus into pieces about 1½ inches long.
  2. Simmer asparagus in water, just enough to cover, for about 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
  3. In saucepan combine all ingredients. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring to blend.
  4. Serve warm.

Notes

The recipe is easily doubled and then will serve 8 to 10 people. Leftover reheat well, and are delicious folded into an omelet.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 118
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 2g
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