Asparagus Salad With Pecans Recipe
24 asparagus spears, fresh medium-siz, ed
6 red leaf lettuce, leaves
6 tbsp buttermilk mayonnaise, (see index) =or=- prepare
2 tbsp pecans, chopped
Bring large pot of water to boil. Wash asparagus and snap off tough
bottoms os stems. When water is boiling, add asparagus and let water
return to a boil. Cook about 3 minutes, until asparagus is crisp but
tender. Remove asparagus, run it under cold water, and refrigerate to
chill. At serving time, line six salad plates with lettuce and
arrange four spears on each. Top salads ith 1 tb of Buttermilk
Mayonnaise or commercial light mayonnaise and sprinkle with 1 ts
Food Exchange per serving: 1 VEGETABLE EXCHANGE; CHO: 9g; PRO: 3g;
FAT: 2g; CAL: 41 Low-sodium diets: This recipe is excellent.
Source: The Art of Cooking for the Diabetic by Mary Abbott
Hess.,R.D.,M.S. and Katharine Middleton Brought to you and yours via
Nancy O'Brion and her Meal Master
to Diabetic Recipes
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