Asparagus With Lemon Butter Glaze

Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

This is a recipe I developed after tasting a frozen version. The frozen version was good, but I prefer cooking with fresh vegetables, especially asparagus. This sauce could be used with almost any vegetable.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
fresh asparagus
1/4 c
butter
1/2
lemon, juice and zest
salt and pepper
bacon bits for topping (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Break tough stems off root end of asparagus. Cut asparagus into pieces about 1 1/4 inch long.
2
Heat butter over medium-low heat in saute pan until melted. Adjust heat down as necessary to prevent butter from browning. Saute asparagus in the butter about 5-7 minutes, until tender-crisp.
3
Squeeze the juice of the lemon over the asparagus, cover, and remove from heat. Let sit 2-3 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper. May top with a little grated lemon zest if desired. Also good topped with a tablespoon or two of bacon bits.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy