Eat right, stay fit

THE HANS INDIA |   Aug 20,2017 , 12:40 AM IST

Baked Asparagus with Bacon in Hollandaise sauce
Baked Asparagus with Bacon in Hollandaise sauce

Staying fit is the mantra of this generation. However, only exercising does not help one in staying fit. Right, and healthy foods are imperative for one to stay as fit as a fiddle. It’s time to enjoy, the smart way by including healthy food recipes to avoid packing on extra calories

Baked Asparagus with Bacon in Hollandaise sauce


  • Asparagus
  • Bacon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Directions: Keep 4 stalks of asparagus in the centre of each strip of bacon and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap bacon around the stalks and secure with a toothpick. Place asparagus bundles on baking sheet and bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until asparagus is tender and bacon is crisp. Hollandaise sauce recipe


  • Egg Yolk – 4no
  • Lemon Juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Butter – 1 small cube
  • Mustard paste or powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Put the bowl of egg yolks over a pan of gently simmering water (double boiler). Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of mustard. Whisk together well. Gradually add small splashes of butter to the bowl, whisking well between each addition. Spread the sauce on the backed Asparagus before serving.
By: -Pavithra N Raj, Dietician Executive, Columbia Asia Hospital

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