Keto Wrapped Asparagus: A Delicious and Nutritious Meal
Asparagus is a delicious and nutritious vegetable that is perfect for those following a ketogenic diet. Not only is it low in carbohydrates, but it also contains essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate. In this recipe, we will be wrapping the asparagus in a mixture of egg yolk, mayonnaise, olive oil, and lemon juice, which not only adds flavor but also helps to keep the asparagus moist while cooking.
- 1.5 pounds of asparagus
- 1 large egg yolk
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
- Trim the woody ends off of the asparagus and place them in a baking dish.
- In a small bowl, mix together the egg yolk, mayonnaise, olive oil, and lemon juice.
- Brush the mixture onto the asparagus, making sure to coat each spear evenly.
- Bake the asparagus for 15-20 minutes, or until the asparagus is tender and the coating is golden brown.
- Serve and enjoy!
Macros breakdown per serving (based on 6 servings): Calories: 180 Fat: 17g Protein: 4g Carbohydrates: 5g Fiber: 2g Net Carbs: 3g
This recipe is a perfect addition to any ketogenic meal plan, not only it is low in carbs but also high in healthy fats, which is essential for keto diet. Plus, it's easy to make and delicious as well. Feel free to experiment with different herbs and spices to add different flavor profiles to the dish. Enjoy!
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