Asparagus with Egg, Garlic and Lemon Sauce

Asparagus With Egg, Garlic And Lemon Sauce Recipe

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Susan Ollis

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@suzyq925

I made it for Easter Dinner (2011) and it disappeared! No leftovers! I did however leave the tarragon out, just because I don't like it. It is a winning recipe!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
8
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Steam

Ingredients

5 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
2 lb
asparagus stems peeled, fibrous ends removed
1
hard boiled egg, finely chopped
3 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1
salt
1
freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp
fresh tarragon, finely chopped

How to Make Asparagus with Egg, Garlic and Lemon Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat butter in saucepan over medium heat.
  • 2Add garlic and saute gently 1 minute; remove pan from heat.
  • 3Reserve and keep warm.
  • 4Place asparagus in saucepan over medium heat.
  • 5Add enough water to cover, simmer 3-5 minutes or until just tender.
  • 6Remove from saucepan, pat dry and transfer to serving platter.
  • 7Keep warm.
  • 8TO SERVE: Stir egg and lemon into reserved garlic butter.
  • 9Pour over asparagus, season with salt and pepper and garnish with tarragon.

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About Asparagus with Egg, Garlic and Lemon Sauce

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Easter Spring