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8 Creative Ways to Use Asparagus Under 480 Calories

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Asparagus is packed with vitamins K and B1, as well as calcium, protein and fiber.

While it’s delicious as a simple side dish to accompany your favorite lean protein, the fiber-rich veggie can also be used in soups, salads, frittatas and more. Here, eight delicious ways to use asparagus in recipes that have up to 48 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber per serving.

1. ASPARAGUS RICE BOWL WITH ALMOND PESTO | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 478; Total Fat: 23g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 11g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 294mg; Carbohydrate: 57g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 12g

2. CHICKEN AND ASPARAGUS FARRO SALAD | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 404; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 66mg; Sodium: 430mg; Carbohydrate: 42g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 37g

3. ASPARAGUS PEA PASTA BOWL | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 359; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 22mg; Sodium: 251mg; Carbohydrate: 59g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 13g

4. ASPARAGUS, SCALLION AND RED PEPPER FRITTATA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 96; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 96mg; Sodium: 130mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 11g

5. SHRIMP & ASPARAGUS ZOODLE PASTA | EATING BIRD FOOD

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 352; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 361mg; Sodium: 727mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 48g

6. HOT AND SOUR SOUP WITH ASPARAGUS AND TOFU | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 126; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0g; Sodium: 332g; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 8g

7. PENNE WITH SPRING VEGETABLES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 330; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 16mg; Carbohydrate: 54g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 11g

8. LATKE WAFFLES WITH SALMON AND GRILLED ASPARAGUS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 363; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 110mg; Sodium: 570mg; Carbohydrate: 49g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 20g

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