Baked Potatoes with Asparagus

Preparation time: 10 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 60 min


2-2/3 tbsp flour
1/4 lb cheddar cheese, grated
1-1/2 oz butter
1-2/3 cups milk
4 large potatoes
8-3/4 oz fresh asparagus, cut into 1-1/2 in. lengths
3/4 oz ground almonds, toasted

Cooking Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°F. Scrub potatoes well. Pierce skin in several places with a fork or skewer. Place potatoes onto oven shelves and bake about 1 hour or until tender. Place asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover pan and steam 10 minutes, or until bright green and tender. Heat butter in a heavy nonstick pan over medium high heat. Stir in flour, and continue stirring over heat until mixture is bubbly. Gradually stir in milk, and continue stirring over heat until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat and stir in cheese. Divide asparagus between potatoes, top with cheese sauce and sprinkle with nuts.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 570
% Calories From Fat 34.7%
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fats 14g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 5.8g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 1g
Cholesterol 64mg
Sodium 1000mg
Total Carbohydrates 75g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugar 9.6g
Protein 21g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0.39 mg
Vitamin B12 0.7 mcg
Vitamin K 39 mcg
Vitamin A 1300 IU
Niacin B3 5.3 mg
Pantothenic Acid 1.8 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.55 mg
Vitamin C 34 mg
Vitamin D 48 IU
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin E 1.4 mg
Choline 38 mg


Manganese 0.79 mg
Magnesium 110 mg
Calcium 400 mg
Zinc 2.9 mg
Phosphorus 500 mg
Copper 0.48 mg
Fluoride 25 mcg
Selenium 15 mcg
Sodium 1000 mg
Potassium 1900 mg
Iron 4.3 mg

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