Pistachio Buttered Asparagus

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 8 mins

The nuts add a great flavor to the tender asparagus. Quick, easy and elegant!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 5 to 6 quart pan, cook asparagus, uncovered, in boiling water to cover until just barely tender when pierced, 5-8 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter with lemon juice, marjoram and pistachios until sizzling.
  3. Drain asparagus well and arrange on serving platter.
  4. Pour sauce over the cooked asparagus.
Most Helpful

Very good. My hubby, a pistachio "nut", went crazy for this. Will definitely make again.

MadCatKim April 06, 2003

I've been making this recipe for quite a few years. I serve it on New Year's Eve as part of a lobster dinner. I have a feeling my guests would not show up if I tried something new. Actually it's my husband who has said he wouldn't show up. Thanks for sharing.

Terry Heer November 20, 2002