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Asaparagus with Cheese Sauce
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Asparagus with shredded provolone cheese.

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 18.6
Total Carbs 1.8 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.9 g
Total Fat 0.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 165.8 mg
Protein 1.1 g
Sodium 23.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales with a vegetable peeler.
  2. Arrange asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water, cover and steam 6 - 8 minutes or until crisp - tender.
  3. Melt margarine in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add flour. Cook, stirring continuously with a wire whisk, 1 minute.
  4. Slowly add milk, stirring constantly until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  5. Add cheese and salt, stirring until cheese melts.
  6. Arrange asparagus on a serving platter, pour cheese sauce over asparagus. Sprinkle with paprika (optional).

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