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baked asparagus fries

Baked Asparagus Fries

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Asparagus recipes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 27kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A healthy alternative to french fries using asparagus spears
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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus about 15 spears
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 200C/400F degrees
  • Trim or snap the tough ends from the asparagus spears
  • In a shallow dish, mix the almond flour, Parmesan cheese, salt & pepper.
  • Dip an asparagus spear into the beaten egg, then into the almond flour mixture.
  • Double dip if the spear is not covered enough.
  • Place on a parchment lined baking tray.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, turning the spears over after 10 minutes.
  • Serve immediately

Notes

Each spear is 0.5g net carbs
Coconut flour can be used in place of the almond flour. Use 1/4 cup (28g)
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1spear | Calories: 27kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.9g | Protein: 2.2g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.4g