Asparagus with Jalapeno and Garlic Crumb topping Recipe

Atkins Asparagus with Jalapeno and Garlic Crumb topping
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 1 1/2 lb ASPARAGUS Multiwipe International Inc.
  • 1 1/2 tsp GARLIC Iberia Foods Corporation
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 8 tbsp BASIL Casa Imports Inc.
  • 1 pepper JALAPENO PEPPERS Lauri Jo's Southern Style Canning
  • 0 1/8 cup Almond Flour or Meal
  • 2 tbsp BUTTER, SALTED Giant Eagle, Inc.


  1. Steam asparagus in a double boiler over medium-high heat for about 4 minutes till bright green in color and still crisp.
  2. Metl butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced jalapeno and garlic; cook 30 seconds, until garlic is lightly golden.  Add the almond meal and continue to cook for another minute.  Remove from pan, toss with minced basil and allow to cool slightly.  Once cooled add the parmesan cheese.
  3. Top asparagus with the crumb mixture and serve immediately.

Cooking Tip

Having a party? When planning your low carb spread, think about which dishes you can make in advance and which need fresh ingredients that day.