Steam asparagus up to 2 days ahead, and store in zip-top plastic bags in refrigerator. Make dill sauce up to 3 days ahead; refrigerate in an airtight container.

Recipe by Southern Living March 1997

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Credit: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 25 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 5 ingredients; cover and chill.

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  • Snap tough ends from asparagus. Arrange asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water; cover and steam 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Arrange asparagus on a serving platter; drizzle with 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Serve with sauce.

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