Asparagus with Lemon Butter

Robyn Bruce

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@Robyn1757

I can't get enough asparagus when it's in season. This dish is really simple to make. I sometimes add about 1/4 tsp. of Dijon mustard to the mixture for a little extra added flavor, though the recipe doesn't call for it.


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 to 2-1/2 lb
asparagus
2 Tbsp
bottled or fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 stick
butter or margarine
lemon wedges for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash and trim asparagus. Cook in boiling water just until tender, about 10-12 minutes. (or steam it)
2
Combine lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of butter in a small saucepan. Heat until bubbly.
3
Gradually add the remaining butter, stirring until blended.
4
Drain asparagus. Arrange on a platter.
5
Spoon the lemon butter over the asparagus, as little or as much as you like.
6
Garnish with lemon wedges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy