This is a light and delicious breakfast or brunch recipe. You can substitute frozen asparagus if you can’t find fresh.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
1/2 pound asparagus, fresh
2 eggs, large
2 egg whites only, discard yolks
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
3 tablespoons cheese, cheddar, reduced fat, thinly shredded
salt and pepper, to taste, optional
Preparation: Preheat broiler. Remove tough ends from asparagus. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium. Add asparagus and cook for about 3 minutes until crisp tender, stirring occasionally. Arrange asparagus in a single layer in the skillet. Place eggs, egg whites and garlic powder in a small bowl and whisk together. Pour egg mixture over asparagus. Sprinkle top with cheese. Place skillet under broiler for 1 to 2 minutes until eggs are cooked through. Remove from oven and cool slightly before serving.
Per Serving About: 160 calories, 8 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 225 mg cholesterol, 24 g protein, 6 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 220 mg sodium, WW points plus value 5