Sautéed Asparagus with Lemon Butter Sauce

Sautéed Asparagus with Lemon Butter Sauce

Maryse Chevriere


This quick and easy seasonal side dish would make a great accompaniment to grilled steak or pork chops.

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In a large pan over medium heat, add the asparagus and water and sauté for about 8 minutes, or until tender. Be sure to mix the asparagus around in the pan occasionally to cook evenly on all sides. 


When the asparagus are cooked and the water has evaporated (if it hasn't completely and the vegetables are at desired doneness, simply drain), add in the butter and juice from 1 lemon. Mix together and sauté for an additional minute. Season to taste with salt and pepper and garnish with lemon zest to serve.


Calories per serving:

91 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb, Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added, Kosher

Daily value:



  • Fat 8g 12%
  • Carbs 5g 2%
  • Saturated 5g 25%
  • Fiber 2g 10%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 2g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 2g 4%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 4mg 0%
  • Calcium 30mg 3%
  • Magnesium 14mg 4%
  • Potassium 195mg 6%
  • Iron 2mg 10%
  • Zinc 0mg 3%
  • Phosphorus 46mg 7%
  • Vitamin A 94µg 10%
  • Vitamin C 14mg 24%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 8%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 7%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 4%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 42µg 10%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 6%
  • Vitamin K 34µg 42%
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