lemon_aparagus recipe

Lemon Asparagus

Simple Lemon Asparagus is an easy side dish that adds color to your meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 lb. Asparagus
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne

Directions:

  • Prepare asparagus by rinsing and cutting off the tough ends.
  • Cut into 1-2″ sections, slicing at a slight diagonal.
  • Fill a medium sized saucepan half way with water and bring to a boil.
  • Add asparagus and reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Parboil for exactly 2 minutes. Drain the hot water.
  • While asparagus is still hot, toss in a bowl with lemon juice, cayenne, salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temp.