Robin's Parmesan-Asparagus Spread

Robin's Parmesan-Asparagus Spread

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"I adapted this recipe from one I saw on TV and my husband loved it! I like to serve this spread on oven-toasted Tuscan pane bread, first spread with a thin layer of cream or goat cheese, as a light lunch. Enjoy!"
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45 m servings 52 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 52 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 102 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the garlic, and cook 1 minute until fragrant. Add the cut asparagus, and continue cooking until tender, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle in the pistachios, then season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Place the asparagus mixture into a blender or food processor. Add the Parmesan cheese and capers. Process until pureed. Cool before serving.


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Flavor is good, better on veggies than on crackers I think. Mouth feel wasn't what I had hoped for... Next time I might add an avocado and some red pepper flakes to cut the acid of the capers an...

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