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Asparagus Polonaise

My mother keeps us supplied with fresh asparagus from the huge patch she grows, and I am always looking for new ways to prepare it. I found this recipe in our local newspaper, and it has been a family favorite ever since.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 slices white or whole wheat bread, crumbled
  • 1 hard-boiled large egg, chopped
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed


  • In a skillet, melt butter; saute bread crumbs until golden. Stir in the egg, parsley and salt.
  • Meanwhile, cook asparagus in a small amount of water until crisp-tender; drain and transfer to a platter. Spoon topping over asparagus.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 100 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 198mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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