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asparagus with lemon sauce

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Tangy lemony asparagus

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For asparagus with lemon sauce

  • 2 lb
    fresh asparagus
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp
  • salt and pepper

How To Make asparagus with lemon sauce

  • 1
    Mix the cornstarch with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil on stove and let cook until thickened. Remove from heat and let cool.
  • 2
    Beat the egg yolks with the lemon juice. Place in pan over med heat and whisk in the cooled cornstarch mixture. Heat only until warmed through. Remove from heat and stir in the sugar taste and adjust for salt and pepper
  • 3
    Cook the asparagus in salted boiling water for about 6 minutes. Drain place on serving dish and drizzle the lemon sauce over them

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