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    Asparagus With Nutmeg Butter

    Asparagus With Nutmeg Butter. Photo by threeovens

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    11 mins

    5 mins

    6 mins

    threeovens's Note:

    Adapted from an old cookbook which suggested it as a good accompaniment to a dinner omelet. I just love asparagus, in fact I never met one I didn't like, except of course for the dreaded overcooked asparagus.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    spears

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a skillet, bring enough water to cover asparagus to a boil over medium high heat. Add salt to taste and asparagus and cook 2 to 4 minutes, depending on the size of the asparagus. Be careful not to overcook and bear in mind that they will continue to cook even after they are drained.
    2. 2
      Meanwhile, heat butter in a small saucepan to melt. Add lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste, and nutmeg. Swirl to blend; pour over asparagus and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 22, 2009

      55

      So simple, yet so delicious! Thanks!

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    • on March 23, 2009

      55

      Wow! This is fantastic! I never thought of putting lemon and nutmeg on asparagus, but this is a new favorite! Will make again soon!

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    Nutritional Facts for Asparagus With Nutmeg Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (78 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 92.6
     
    Calories from Fat 79
    85%
    Total Fat 8.8 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 5.5 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 22.9 mg
    7%
    Sodium 70.1 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.9 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 0.8 g
    3%
    Protein 1.7 g
    3%

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