Serves 8-10 Cook Time 20 minutes
3 lb fresh asparagus
2 tbsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 Cup slivered almonds, toasted
- Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus; place asparagus on a lightly greased baking sheet. Drizzle evenly with olive oil; sprinkle evenly with garlic, salt, and pepper.
- Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or to desired degree of tenderness. Transfer asparagus to a serving dish; sprinkle with almonds.
Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program, Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.
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