Asparagus with Vegetable Cream Sauce

by Jenn on May 27, 2009

in Diabetic Friendly,Gluten Free,Vegetarian

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Did I ever mention how farmer’s market produce just tastes so much better? Maybe it’s because the food is actually fresh.  I think most of us are way to deprived of real quality fresh food.  Fresh food makes such a big difference in flavor and taste, seriously by orders of magnitude (yes, there is the scientist in me creeping out with math terminology to describe food, haha)

Asparagus is great.  I love it when it is bright green and still crunchy, which is why often I will just quickly steam/saute it for a few minutes in a skillet.  Really asparagus doesn’t need any more than that.  However, pouring a yummy cream sauce over it is always nice :)  For the cream sauce I used up the rest of my kale (Remember how I said that kale is one of those veggies that I think needs cream and butter? It turns out cream and butter makes kale taste awesome!), some mushrooms, and chives and garlic – yum!
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Molly Jean May 27, 2009 at 5:05 pm

YUM! This sounds delicious. I love asparagus. And your photos are beautiful too :)

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Kristen May 27, 2009 at 5:16 pm

Wow this looks delicious! I’ll definitely have to try this out…beautiful photographs too!

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alauna May 27, 2009 at 6:08 pm

looks so rich and tasty!

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Woman With a Whisk May 27, 2009 at 8:44 pm

Love the picture of the asparagus tips. Great texture!

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