Lemon Pepper Asparagus Spears

Lemon Pepper Asparagus Spears
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Recipe type: Vegetables
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ lbs. fresh or frozen asparagus
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. grated nonfat Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ to ½ tsp. lemon pepper
Instructions
  1. Spray microwave-safe dish with cooking spray.
  2. Snap off ends of fresh asparagus and place in dish.
  3. Drizzle asparagus with lemon juice; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and lemon pepper.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap, leaving one corner slightly opened.
  5. Microwave fresh asparagus on High 10 to 15 minutes, until crisp-tender. For best results, turn dish every 5 minutes unless microwave has rotating dish.
  6. This dish can be prepared, refrigerated and reheated in microwave 1 to 2 minutes until heated through.
  7. If using frozen asparagus, do not assemble until ready to heat.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 36 Fat: 0.3g Carbohydrates: 6g Sodium: 27mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 4g Cholesterol: 0mg