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Lemon Chive Asparagus
Courtesy of Mr. Food Test Kitchen
Servings: 8
Prep Time: n/a
Cook Time: 20 Min.
What you need:
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+ 1 c. water
+ 1/2 tsp. salt
+ 1 1/2 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed
+ 1/4 c. (1/2 stick) butter
+ 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
+ 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
+ 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives (see Note)
What to do:
1. In a large skillet over high heat, bring water and salt to a boil.
2. Add asparagus; reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 4 to 5 minutes, or until asparagus is tender. Drain and arrange on a serving platter.
3. In the same skillet over medium-high, melt butter. Stir in remaining ingredients; mix well then pour over asparagus. Serve immediately.

NOTE: If you don't have fresh chives, 1 teaspoon of freeze-dried chives can be substituted for 1 tablespoon of minced fresh.

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