Steamed Asparagus with Buttered Almonds

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Good side dish.


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5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    fresh asparagus trimmed
  • 1 stick
  • 1 medium
    shallot minced
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh parsley chopped
  • ·
    juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 c
    sliced almonds
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Steamed Asparagus with Buttered Almonds


  1. Add 2 tbsp of the butter to a skillet. Add the shallots and garlic and cook about 5 minutes. Add the remaining butter, parsley, lemon juice and zest and stir. Add the almonds and let the butter and almonds brown.
  2. While cooking almonds let the asparagus steam until crisp tender. Add the asparagus to the almond butter mixture. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve immediately

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About Steamed Asparagus with Buttered Almonds

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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