Springtime Asparagus and Parmesan Sandwich

Springtime Asparagus and Parmesan Sandwich Asparagus, fresh Parmesan cheese, and the buttery flavor of Boston lettuce – what could say ‘spring’ more? After a long winter, these are my Spring food fantasies!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 1 min

    TOTAL : 16 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 sandwiches

  • Place the asparagus and 1/3 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cook in the microwave on High 1 minute, or just until tender. Rinse under cold water, and blot dry with paper towels.

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  • Spread 1 side of 6 bread slices with 1/4 teaspoon butter and about 1 tablespoon mayonnaise each. Layer with asparagus, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Place lettuce over the asparagus, season with pepper, and top with remaining 6 bread slices to form 6 sandwiches. Slice on a diagonal; this is a sandwich that exudes spring !

Per Serving: 344 calories; protein 10.3g; carbohydrates 32.6g; fat 20g; cholesterol 29.9mg; sodium 536.9mg.