Green Asparagus with Tarragon and Lemon Sauce

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Green Asparagus with Tarragon and Lemon Sauce

Green asparagus with tarragon and lemon sauce - Looks and tastes great!

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
Calories:
197
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Tarragon is a good source of vitamin A and C, and contains valuable minerals like calcium.

Sustitute the butter in this recipe for margerin to cut down on its fat and calorie counts.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie197 kcal(9 %)
Protein6 g(6 %)
Fat16 g(14 %)
Carbohydrates7 g(5 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2.6 g(9 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E3.9 mg(33 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin3 mg(25 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate195 μg(65 %)
Pantothenic acid1.4 mg(23 %)
Biotin6.2 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C42 mg(44 %)
Potassium487 mg(12 %)
Calcium125 mg(13 %)
Magnesium43 mg(14 %)
Iron1.4 mg(9 %)
Iodine18 μg(9 %)
Zinc1.1 mg(14 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.6 g
Uric acid44 mg
Cholesterol41 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
28 ounces
green Asparagus
1
4 sprigs
1 tablespoon
5 ounces
5 ounces
white peppers
How healthy are the main ingredients?
AsparagussaltlemonTarragonWhipped cream

Preparation steps

1.

Peel lower thirds of asparagus, cut off woody ends and boil in salted water for 8 minutes. Drain, rinse in cold water and drain again. 

2.

Rinse lemon in hot water, grate zest and squeeze juice. Rinse  tarragon, shake dry, pluck off leave and chop.

3.

Heat butter in a pot. Add lemon zest and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add tarragon and saute for 1 minute on low heat.

4.

Add cream and milk and simmer on low heat for 1-2 minutes, stirring. Season with salt and pepper.

5.

Strain sauce through a fine sieve and pour into 4 tall glasses. Add asparagus and serve.