Asparagus with Lemon Zest Butter
Try this recipe with toasted pine nuts for a distinctive flavor.
4 pounds thin asparagus spears, ends trimmed
4 tablespoons butter
Zest of 1 lemon
- Steam the asparagus until it just becomes tender.
- While asparagus is cooking, cut the butter into chunks and place in a small pan with the lemon zest. Heat over a low flame until the butter has melted.
- Serve the asparagus with the lemon zest butter poured over the top.
Makes 10 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.