Monday, April 14, 2008

Lemony Asparagus

From The Deen Bros. Y'All Come Eat

2 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 pound thin, tender asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1 1/2" pieces
Juice of 1 lemon
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly grated ground black pepper
Finely grated zest of 1/2 lemon

In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the asparagus and toss to coat. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the asparagus is bright green and crisp-tender, shaking the pan occasionally. stir in the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with lemon zest.

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