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Lemon-Kissed Asparagus

Low Calorie Recipe

Lemon-Kissed Asparagus with lemon pepper, peel and juice with plus baby carrots for a healthful citrus side infused dish.

Lemon-Kissed Asparagus


1 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 pound asparagus
1 pound baby carrots

Recipe Directions

Wash baby carrots and bring to a boil in a small pot. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until carrots are easily pierced with a fork. Drain and rinse carrots. Cut tough ends off asparagus and rinse. Heat 1/2 inch of water in a skillet to boiling. Place asparagus in skillet. Boil for 1 to 3 minutes. Rinse, drain and re-rinse asparagus.

Combine carrots with asparagus. Spray or drizzle vegetables with lemon juice, then add lemon pepper. Use grated lemon peel for garnish. Serving Suggestions: Serve hot as a side dish with grilled chicken or turkey breast.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 2 servings
Calories: 53.6
Fat: 0.4g