Sautéed Asparagus with Lemon Butter Sauce

Sautéed Asparagus with Lemon Butter Sauce
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Asparagus

Maryse Chevriere

Asparagus

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

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Directions

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.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

72 kcal

Daily value:

4%

Servings:

3
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 5 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 6 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 72 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 22 µg
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 3 µg
  • Calcium, Ca 19 mg
  • Choline, total 6 mg
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 3 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 1 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 1 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 1 g
  • Folate, DFE 17 µg
  • Folate, food 6 µg
  • Folate, total 13 µg
  • Folic acid 7 µg
  • Iron, Fe 1 mg
  • Lutein + zeaxanthin 2 µg
  • Magnesium, Mg 25 mg
  • Niacin 1 mg
  • Phosphorus, P 52 mg
  • Potassium, K 55 mg
  • Retinol 22 µg
  • Selenium, Se 2 µg
  • Sodium, Na 38 mg
  • Starch 2 g
  • Sugars, total 1 g
  • Water 14 g
  • Zinc, Zn 1 mg
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