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Lemon Butter Asparagus

Serves 8
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins

Super quick to prepare - fresh asparagus makes and ideal side dish for almost any meal.

Ingredients

Method

  • 3 bunches of asparagus
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 lemon
  • Salt & pepper
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  1. Prepare the asparagus by trimming off the thick bottom of the stalk. 
  2. Steam the asparagus until they are just cooked.
  3. Heat the butter in a large frying pan and add the asparagus to the pan, toss to coat with the butter.
  4. Add the juice of half a lemon.
  5. Garnish with the rind of 1 lemon and season with salt and pepper.

Tip: Fresh is best! Asparagus is typically in season in New Zealand in spring and early summer. 

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