Almond Asparagus

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

2 pounds fresh asparagus
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Cook asparagus in boiling water to cover 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.

Plunge asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add asparagus, and sauté 3 to 5 minutes. Toss asparagus with lemon juice and remaining ingredients.

Ethel C. Jernigan, Savannah, Georgia,

Southern Living

March 2002
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