8 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Tie asparagus into a bundle with string.

Step 2

Stand bundle, tips up, in bottom of a double boiler. Add boiling water to fill pan half full. Cover with top of double boiler turned upside down. Simmer until crisp-tender; drain. Place asparagus on a serving platter. Cut and discard string.

Step 3

Combine butter and lemon juice; pour over asparagus.

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