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Asparagus, Mushrooms and Peas

Atkins Asparagus, Mushrooms and Peas
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2









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  • 3 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 3 medium (4-1/8" long) Scallions or Spring Onions
  • 1 tsp Garlic
  • 1 or 3oz each Portobello Mushroom Caps
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar (Cider)
  • 1 cup Tap Water
  • 1 lb Asparagus
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas
  • 2 tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 8 leaves Basil
  • 1/4 dash Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper


  1. In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Add finely diced scallions, and cook until green portion is wilted, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds. 
  3. Add remaining tablespoon butter; when melted, add chopped mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add vinegar, and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Pour the water into skillet.  Add asparagus, and bring to boil over medium-high heat.  Reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add peas, and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Add heavy cream, and continue to simmer until sauce thickens, about 2 minutes.
  8. Transfer to a serving bowl, stir in basil, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Sprinkle with Parmesan, if desired. Serve immediately.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)