Recipes, Etc.

Now here is a recipe that has a very few ingredients, takes minutes to prepare, is healthy for you and can be prepared either grilled or sauteed!

What more can we ask for? What is it? Our springtime favorite: ASPARAGUS!

Awesome Asparagus

1 lb. bunch thin asparagus 2 T. olive oil 2 T. melted butter (not margarine) salt & pepper to taste Parmesan cheese

Sauteed: trim off thick end piece of asparagus. Place asparagus in boiling water and cook until tender, but crisp. Drain; Add olive oil to the skillet and saute. Add salt and pepper, dip in melted butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Grill: spray grill and preheat for high heat. Lightly coat asparagus spears with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste - grill over high heat for 2 - 3 minutes to desired tenderness. Place in serving bowl, dip spears with melted butter. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over spears.

Etc. — 1 lb. asparagus equals 4 servings; asparagus is low in calories and is very low in sodium. It is a good source of Vitamin B.

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