Recipe By: Jessica K. Black, N.D.
Make this for: Snack
This Recipe Makes: 4 Serving(s)
Lemon is a great flavor to add to most dishes, and the nutmeg adds a surprising sweetness to the asparagus.
What you'll need
- 2 bunch(es) asparagus (about 1 pound)
- 1 med lemon with juice squeezed out (keep the juice, throw away lemon)
- 3 tbsp. olive oil
- 1/2 tsp. sea salt
- 1/4 tsp. black pepper
- 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1 tbsp. ground cashews (for garnish)
- Step 1
Wash the asparagus, cut off the ends, and steam until the stems are cooked but still a little firm.
- Step 2
Mix together in a bowl lemon juice, oil, sea salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Arrange the asparagus on a serving dish and drizzle with the lemon juice mixture.
- Step 3
Garnish with ground cashews and serve immediately.
- Step 4
SUBSTITUTIONS: You could try this recipe with green beans.
- Non-Starchy Vegetables: 1 1/2
- Fat: 2