Asparagus with Anchovies & Garlic

Asparagus with Anchovies & Garlic

Think bold Caesar-salad flavors meet asparagus. This preparation will kick you in the taste buds with assertive garlic, spicy red pepper and rich, salty anchovy.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 15 min 15 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons anchovy paste, or 1 anchovy fillet, minced

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and crushed red pepper and cook, stirring constantly, until the garlic is fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add asparagus, water and anchovy; cook, stirring often, until the asparagus is tender-crisp, 5 to 6 minutes.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 93
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Potassium: 270mg
  • Sodium: 607mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

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