Spicy Grilled Asparagus Topper

2  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 15 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, 3 topped crackers each.


Spicy Grilled Asparagus Topper Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp. EACH zest and juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 36 TRISCUIT Crackers
  • 36 fresh asparagus spears, grilled, cut in half
  • 1 Tbsp. Sriracha sauce (hot chili sauce)

Instructions

  • Mix  ricotta, lemon zest, juice and pepper until blended.
  • Spread  onto crackers.
  • Top  with remaining ingredients.

Recipe Tips

Jazz it UpGarnish with additional lemon zest before serving.

How to Grill the AsparagusHeat grill pan on medium-high heat. Add asparagus; cook 3 to 5 min. or until grill marked and crisp-tender, turning occasionally.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, 3 topped crackers each.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Saturated Fat
  • Diabetes Center

Carb Choices

1

Diet Exchange

1/2 Starch, 1 Fat

Nutrition Notes

The lemon and asparagus complement each other well in these low-fat, low-sodium toppers.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 80 
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Saturated fat 0.5 g
  • Trans fat 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol <5 mg
  • Sodium 125 mg
  • Carbohydrate 11 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 4 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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