Asparagus with Garlic Sauce


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Asparagus is always a crowd pleaser.

Serves 4  Cook Time 25 minutes

2 lbs asparagus, trimmed
2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1/8 tsp salt
2 tbsp low-fat mayonnaise
2 tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese
2 tbsp water
2 anchovy fillets, minced
1 small clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 chopped hard-boiled eggs (optional)
lemon wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Toss asparagus with oil and salt in a large bowl. Spread on a baking sheet and roast, stirring once halfway through, until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Combine mayonnaise, Parmesan, water, anchovies, garlic and lemon juice in a small bowl. To serve, drizzle the asparagus with the sauce and top with hard-boiled egg.
  4. Serve with lemon wedges.

Tip- Boil the perfect egg: place eggs in a saucepan, cover with water. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Turn the heat off and let the egg sit for at least 10 minutes. Remove and cool completely.

Nutrition Info: calories 89, fat 4g, protein 6g, carbohydrates 10g, sodium 282mg


Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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