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Buttery White Asparagus Delight


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 20 mins (10m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

White asparagus cooked in butter

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. 2.Add the trimmed and peeled white asparagus to the boiling water and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until tender-crisp.
  3. 3.Remove the asparagus from the water and transfer to a plate.
  4. 4.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  5. 5.Add the cooked asparagus to the skillet and toss to coat in the butter.
  6. 6.Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  7. 7.Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the asparagus is heated through and nicely coated in the butter.
  8. 8.Transfer the asparagus to a serving platter and garnish with freshly chopped herbs.
  9. 9.Serve hot and enjoy!

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  • chevron_rightChoose thick and fresh white asparagus for the best results.
  • chevron_rightBe careful not to overcook the asparagus as it can become mushy.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to experiment with different herbs for garnishing, such as parsley, chives, or tarragon.