Low-Carb Asparagus In Lemon Butter Low-Carb Recipe
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.Print
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.
- Yield: 4-6 1x
- 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
- Cut asparagus into pieces about 1½ inches long.
- Simmer asparagus in water, just enough to cover, for about 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
- In saucepan combine all ingredients. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring to blend.
- Serve warm.
The recipe is easily doubled and then will serve 8 to 10 people. Leftover reheat well, and are delicious folded into an omelet.
- Calories: 118
- Fat: 12g
- Carbohydrates: 3g
- Fiber: 1g
- Protein: 2g
Here’s the rest of Easter’s menu:
- Apple-Herbed Leg of Lamb
- Mandarin Spinach Salad
- Asparagus in Lemon Butter
- Vanilla Ice Cream with Simply Strawberry Sauce
More Low Carb Easter Ideas
- Low Carb Cooking 101: Lesson #60: Low Carb Easter Dinner Recipes
- Budget Low Carb: Low Carb Pudding Eggs Recipe
- Budget Low Carb: Low Carb Peanut Butter Eggs Recipe
- CarbSmart Sugar Free / Low Carb Easter Basket
- Easter Leftovers Recipes by Dana Carpender
- What Should You Do With Easter Candy? by Dana Carpender
- Russell Stover Sugar Free Jelly Beans 7 oz. bag
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