7 Delicious Asparagus Recipes ...

To tell you the truth I've only recently tried asparagus in its full form, before that I had only eaten it as a dip. Now that I've tried it, I love it and want to find more asparagus recipes to discover what I've been missing. It is a great vegetable to eat if you are looking for sources of folic acid, vitamins A, C, and K, and protein. Perhaps one of these 7 Delicious Asparagus Recipes will catch my eye as well as yours...

1. Spring Frittata Asparagus Recipe...

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Would you believe that this tasty frittata asparagus recipe is only 80 calories, that's less than a bowl of cereal! With delicious red bell peppers, fresh basil, and asparagus, I'd eat this for breakfast every day. I love the look of the bright, spring ingredients in this dish and it seems pretty simple to make as well.

Recipe Ingredients:

• 4 teaspoons olive oil
• 1/2 lb fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
• 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
• 2 cartons (8 oz each) fat-free cholesterol-free egg product (2 cups) or 8 eggs, lightly beaten
• 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil
• 1/4 teaspoon salt


• "In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons of the oil over medium-high heat. Add asparagus and bell pepper; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Remove from heat; place cooked vegetables in medium bowl. Stir egg product, basil and salt into vegetables.
• In same skillet, add remaining 2 teaspoons oil and the egg mixture. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes or until bottom is lightly browned and top is set, lifting edges occasionally to allow uncooked egg mixture to flow to bottom of skillet.
• Place skillet-size heatproof plate, upside down, on top of skillet. Turn plate and skillet over; slide frittata back into skillet, browned side up. Cook until bottom is lightly browned. Invert onto serving plate if desired. Cut into wedges."

Source: BettyCrocker

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