• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    You'll have more than enough mint butter for the tender asparagus. Try melting a bit over lamb chops or fresh peas -- classic partners for the herb.

    Ingredients

    • FOR THE BUTTER (MAKES 1/2 CUP)
    • 1 stick unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
    • 1/2 cup fresh mint, finely chopped
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
    • FOR THE ASPARAGUS
    • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
    • Coarse salt
    • Garnish: mint leaves

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 251 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 36.21%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 73.91%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 61 mg 20.35%
    • Sodium: 189 mg 7.86%
    • Calcium: 87 mg 8.68%
    • Potassium: 326 mg 9.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.38%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.05%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 30.7%
    • Vitamin C 13.72%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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