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Lemon Pepper Asparagus

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Asparagus spears; trimmed
  • 1/2 c Unsalted butter
  • 3 Cloves garlic; chopped
  • 1 Shallot; chopped
  • 1 ts Lemon zest
  • 1 tb Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 Lemon; juice of
  • Salt; to taste


Bring 8 cups salted water to a boil in a large pot. Add the asparagus
spears and boil until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain and set aside in a
large bowl.

In a large saute pan over high temperature, heat the butter until bubbling.
Add the garlic and shallot and cook for about 1 minute, taking care not to
burn the garlic. Add the zest and pepper and cook until the butter begins
to brown, about 2 minutes. Add the lemon juice and salt. Remove from the
heat and toss with the asparagus.

Serve the Lemon Pepper Asparagus immediately. Serves 4.

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