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