Steamed Asparagus

5 12 218
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 7 min 2
Steamed Asparagus
Health Highlights


10 large spear(s) Asparagus
1/4 cup Water
1/4 medium Lemon (juiced)
1/2 tsp Salt
3 tbsp Avocado oil


  1. Place the asparagus in a pan with water.
  2. Cover the pan with a lid, and let the water come to a boil, about 5-10 minutes. 
  3. Once the water is boiling turn the heat off, but leave the lid on for 1 more minute.
  4. Once the minute has passed remove the asparagus from the pan and coat it with avocado oil, lemon juice, and salt. Serve.


Nutrition Highlights

  • Asparagus contains high levels of vitamin K which helps to inhibit calcification of the arteries and is also a good source of folate!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 218
Calories from fat 193
Calories from saturated fat 22.6
Total Fat 21.4 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 15.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 597 mg
Potassium 221 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.1 g
Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
Sugars 2.2 g
Protein 2.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Vegetables 1.4

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