steamed asparagus with anchovy butter

blentz8 avatar
By barbara lentz
from beulah, MI

The saltiness of the anchovies seasons the asparagus perfectly and the red pepper flakes gives it a little kick

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Steam

Ingredients For steamed asparagus with anchovy butter

  • 8
    anchovy filets
  • 1 stick
    butter softened
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 lb
    asparagus trimmed

How To Make steamed asparagus with anchovy butter

  • 1
    Place asparagus in a bamboo steamer over boiling water. Steam until crisp tender
  • 2
    Place anchovies, butter, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes in a food processor. Process until smooth
  • 3
    Serve the butter over the steamed asparagus

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