This healthy recipes costs under $1.50 per serving and it's vitamin-rich to keep your body running at full capacity!
Time: 20 minutes Serves: 6
2 lbs asparagus, ends trimmed
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 small onion, minced
1/2 tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Cook first five ingredients over medium heat, tossing occasionally, about 7 minutes, until tender. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over veggies and garnish with walnuts.
Per Serving: 128 calories, 3g protein, 6g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 11g fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 172mg sodium.
Mix it Up!
- Roll asparagus and onions in whole wheat tortillas with low-fat cheddar and tomato.
- Toss the veggies and walnuts with 1 lb whole wheat pasta and ½ cup thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes.
- Serve 6 fried eggs topped with cooked asparagus, onion and a little olive oil.
From our sister publication, Diabetes Focus (Spring 2011)