Asparagus Sauteed in Butter and Mustard

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 10 mins

Adapted from Kitchen of Light. The original used unsalted butter, but I prefer salted. If you do use unsalted butter, adding a pinch of salt might be a good idea. I do not recommend a nonstick pan for this dish.


  1. Heat a large skillet over high heat.
  2. Add asparagus and cook for 1 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium.
  4. Add the butter.
  5. Cook, stirring, until butter begins to brown, about 1 minute more.
  6. Combine mustard, lemon juice and pepper, and add to skillet.
  7. Cook, stirring occasionally, until asparagus is tender but still firm, 5-7 minutes.
Most Helpful

Sooo good! Loved this simple; yet delicious dish. I really enjoy dishes with simple ingredients that are full of flavor like this one. I served this with a Chicken Piccata which also included the same ingredients in it. Will definitely be on my go-to list from now on! Thanks for the post!

DailyInspiration January 28, 2013

Loved, loved, loved this! I used unsalted butter, so I added some salt to the mustard mixture. This is just delicious and I'll definitely enjoy this one again. Thanks for sharing....made for Zaar 123 Tag.

breezermom October 30, 2012

What a tasty dish! I made sure to cook the asparagus till just tender and the flavors came thru of the dijon and butter. I also added some salt to it. Made for Zaar's Newest Star Tag Game 2012.

nemokitty October 19, 2012