Lemony Asparagus with Parsley

Lemony Asparagus with Parsley Photo: Oxmoor House


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 cups (2-inch) diagonally sliced asparagus (about 1/2 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add asparagus; cook, stirring occasionally, 7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and remaining ingredients.

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  • Welcome springtime (when asparagus is at its peak) with this tangy, fresh dish. Enjoy a satisfying, nutritious crunch with this asparagus dish. Asparagus are full of fiber and vitamin K, which aids in blood clotting. Lemon juice is a healthy way to spice up any veggie.
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 35
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 36%
Fat per serving: 1.4g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.8g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.2g
Protein per serving: 2.4g
Carbohydrate per serving: 5g
Fiber per serving: 2.2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 151mg
Calcium per serving: 25mg
Cooking Light Superfast Suppers