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Asparagus with Almonds


  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. In a skillet sauté almonds in 1 teaspoon olive until lightly browned; remove and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, sauté asparagus in the remaining oil for 1 minute.
  3. Add water, sugar, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes or until asparagus is tender.
  4. Drain. Sprinkle with lemon juice; top with almonds.

Yield: 3 to 4 servings

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