Italian-Style Asparagus

4.1
(10) 6 Reviews
Prep Time
12
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
12
min.
Servings

6 servings

Cherry tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette dressing and creamy Italian cheeses on asparagus bring a hint of Italy to your table.

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Make It

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  • Microwave asparagus and water in 10x6-inch microwaveable dish or shallow casserole on HIGH 4 to 5 min. or until asparagus is crisp-tender; drain.
  • Add tomatoes and dressing; toss to coat. Add cheese; mix lightly.
  • Let stand 30 min. or up to 1 hour before serving.
* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Make Ahead

If preparing more than 1 hour in advance, store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

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

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The cheese in this easy-to-make low-fat side dish is a good source of calcium. The asparagus and tomatoes team up to provide vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 70
% Daily Value
Total fat 3g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 300mg
Carbohydrate 7g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 20 %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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  • judithgrom | Wed, Jun 8 2011 6:53 PM

    I made this recipe on a fluck. My husband is afraid of any veggie except peas. He was pleasantly surprised!! I hoped to make it very soon again!!!

  • pj441 | Thu, Sep 9 2010 8:39 PM

  • jan.neeth | Thu, Jul 29 2010 10:50 PM

    This was incredibly good. Never taste asparagus before but saw this recipe and thought it look good and it was. :]

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