Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Excellent side dish recipe from Southern Living

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Cook asparagus in boiling salted water to cover in a large skillet 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. Plunge asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add almonds, and sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Add asparagus and red bell pepper; cook 3 to 5 minutes. Toss with lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and serve immediately.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was delicious!!! What's not to love asparagus and almonds. Made this for Fall PAC 2012 and definately will make this again. I followed the recipe only cutting down a little on the butter. Thank you for posting.