Aaparagus with Bacon

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Title: Aaparagus with Bacon
Yield: 4 Sweet ones
Categories: Diabetic, Vegetables, Side Dishes, Meats


1 1/2 lb Asparagus;* cut diagonally
-into 1" pieces
10 oz (2 pkg) frozen apaparagus;
2 tb Fresh parsley; snipped
2 tb Lemon juice;
1/4 ts Salt;
2 sl Bacon; fried and chopped

* 2 PACKAGES (10 oz) frozen cut asparagus can be substitued for the fresh
asparagus. Cook as directed on package; drain.

Place steamer basket in 1/2" water in saucepan or skillet (water should not
touch the bottom of basket). Place lower stalk pieces in basket. Cover
tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 4 minutes. Add tips. Cover
tightly and steam until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes longer. Toss asparagus
with parsley, lemon juice and salt. Sprinkle with bacon.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Place asparagus, 1/2 cup water and 1/4 teaspoon salt
in 1 1/2-quart microwable casserole. Cover tightly and microwave on
high(100% depending how powerful the microwave is) 3 minutes, less if very
powerful( my microwave is an older one..in fact 20 years); stir. Cover and
microwave until crisp-tender, 2 to 3 minutes longer. Let stand 1 munites;
drain. Continue as directed. Serving size 3/4 cup. Food Exchanges per
(Bacon listed as Saturated Fat, but we wouldn't use it anyhow would we).

Source: Betty's Crocker's New American Cooking by WHOM(1983) Brought to you
and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master

File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/mmdjaxxx.zip