Asparagus with Lemon Butter

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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

Step-By-Step

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.

About Asparagus with Lemon Butter

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