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Creamy Asparagus with Bacon

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6 servings

Even folks who aren't keen on asparagus tend to like this version, which is topped with a creamy, oniony sauce and sprinkled with crispy bacon crumbles.

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  • Cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove from skillet, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  • Place asparagus in microwaveable casserole. Add water; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 min. or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Meanwhile, cook and stir onions in reserved drippings 5 min. or until crisp-tender. Add Neufchatel, dressing and milk; cook 3 to 5 min. or until Neufchatel is melted and sauce is slightly thickened, stirring frequently.
  • Drain asparagus; place on platter. Drizzle with sauce. Crumble bacon; sprinkle over asparagus.


Substitute fresh green beans for the asparagus.


Cut the asparagus into 1-1/2-inch lengths before microwaving. Drain, then toss with sauce before topping with bacon.

Trimming Fresh Asparagus

Asparagus spears snap off naturally where they are tough. Simply bend the spear near the bottom end and it will break off at the right point. Or, remove an inch or so of the "woody" portion off the bottom of the stalks with a sharp knife.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 0 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Enjoy this contemporary twist on asparagus which is a good source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 100
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 170mg
Carbohydrate 5g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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