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Steamed Asparagus with Lemon Butter

 kimsorrell
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Prep Time
0
min.
Total Time
25
min.
Servings

4 servings

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  • Wash asparagus and trim off bottom of stems by about 2 inches.
  • In a large skillet, bring about 1/2 inch of water to a rapid boil. Season the water with salt and add the asparagus. Cook the asparagus for 2-3 minutes or until bright green and just tender. Drain the asparagus.
  • Add butter to the skillet. Stir in the zest and juice. Return the drained asparagus to the skillet and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Notes

Variation: After the asparagus is drained, refresh immediately in a bowl of ice water. This will help the asparagus to retain the bright green color. Serve the asparagus cold with vinaigrette.

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  • jeffmartin1959 |

    Its weird, but of all my recipes, my wife loves this one the most. My daughter described it as tasting "fresh". I've made this recipe many times

  • bigboi86 |

    I used this recipe as a side dish with roast pork tenderloin to cook my mother a special dinner yesterday. She loved it and was pleasently surprised I knew how to make something so delicious and simple.I did'nt tell tell her her where I got the recipe. Let's just keep that between the two of us.

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