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Continued: Asparagus recipes

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Nutrition information per each of 6 servings:

Calories 123 Fat 11 g

Sodium 264 mg Saturated fat 2 g Carbohydrates 6 g Calcium 14 mg

Protein 2 g Cholesterol 0 mg

Dietary fiber 2 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: 1 vegetable, 2 fat.

Asparagus Risotto √

Serves 8.

Note: From “Cooking Light Pick Fresh Cookbook.”

1 1/2 lb. asparagus, cut into 1-in. slices (about 4 c.), divided

3 c. fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided

• 1 1/2 c. water

• 1 tbsp. butter

2 c. chopped onion (about 1 large)

2 c. uncooked arborio rice or other medium-grain rice

• 1/2 c. dry white wine

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