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Lemon Asparagus

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 6
  • 5 min
  • 10 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted fromReal Simple

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions

Prep: 1. Bring water to a boil. 2. Trim asparagus. 3. Juice lemon. 4. Slice shallot. Make: 1. Mix: 1 tablespoon lemon juice, mustard, oil, salt, pepper, and sliced shallot. 2. Steam asparagus spears over boiling water until fork-tender, about 5-6 minutes; drain. 3. Toss asparagus with dressing.

Notes

Getting the woody ends off asparagus is a snap! Check out our favorite trick here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lO--KBhVzeE

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