lemon, juice of
- Bring water to a boil in a large saute pan. Add asparagus and blanch for 2 minutes. Transfer asparagus to a plate and pour off the water.
- Melt butter in the pan over medium heat. Add asparagus and saute 1 - 2 minutes, tossing to coat.
- Squeese lemon over asparagus; season with salt and pepper.