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Almond Asparagus

Almond Asparagus

Southern Living MARCH 2002

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings

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.

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