This is handsdown the quickest way to cook asparagus in 4 the Luv of Food’s mind.
With your fingers, break off the whiter end of each asparagus stalk. It will snap where it should.
Wash the asparagus and place on a plate with some of the water still on the asparagus.
Cover asparagus entirely with a piece of parchment paper.
Cook in microwave for 1 minute.
Add 1 tsp of butter or olive oil, and the Balance Factor goes from a perfect 0 to -4. Between this vegetable and your dinner protein, you might want to add a starch such as rice or potatoes to keep your macronutrient balance close to 0!
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrates 3g
Dietary Fiber 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.