We're serving up spring's brightest star in this recipe for Asparagus with Garlic-Parsley Butter. You'll want to make extra Garlic-Parsley Butter. You'll find yourself spreading the butter on bread and dousing roast chicken with it.

Recipe by MyRecipes June 2014

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves: 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine butter, garlic, parsley, lemon zest, 1/4 tsp. salt and pepper in a food processor. Process until blended, stopping and scraping the sides as necessary. Use immediately or scrape butter onto plastic wrap, shape into a log and wrap tightly; store up to 1 week in the refrigerator or 2 months in the freezer.

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  • Place asparagus in a large skillet so it lies flat. Add cold water to cover, plus a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain well, pat dry and transfer to a platter. Add some herbed butter and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

128 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 7g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 5g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 31mg; sodium 295mg.
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