RITZ-Topped Creamy Baked Asparagus

RITZ-Topped Creamy Baked Asparagus

Prep time10 min
Total time25min
ServingsMakes 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (134 g) each.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. (450 g) fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 15 Ritz Crackers, coarsely crushed (about 1/2 cup)
Preparation
  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook asparagus in simmering water in large skillet 2 to 3 min. or until asparagus turns bright green; drain. Place in shallow casserole dish.
  • Add dressing; toss to coat. Top with cheese and cracker crumbs.
  • Bake 10 to 15 min. or until topping is lightly browned and asparagus is heated through.
Recipe Tips
  • Make Ahead
    Prepare as directed except for baking. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. Remove from refrigerator 20 min. before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350°F for 15 min. or until heated through.
  • Substitute
    Prepare using reduced-calorie Caesar dressing.
  • Better For You
    Good news!! You'll save 50 calories and 7 grams of total fat per serving by preparing with reduced-calorie ranch dressing, grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese and Ritz 30% Less Fat Crackers.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories170
 % Daily Value*
Fat 12g 
   Saturated 2.5g 
Cholesterol 5mg 
Sodium 290mg 
Carbohydrate 12g 
   Dietary fiber 3g 
   Sugars 4g 
Protein 4g 
Vitamin A10 %DV
Vitamin C10 %DV
Calcium6 %DV
Iron20 %DV

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