Asparagus Amandine

Recipe by texasjj
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 10-inch skillet over medium heat, toast almonds until golden, shaking skillet occasionally.
  • Remove almonds to a small plate.
  • Meanwhile, hold the base of one asparagus stalk firmly and bend the stalk.
  • The end will break where it becomes tough to eat.
  • Use that stalk as a guide to cut the remaining stalks.
  • If the asparagus is very thick, you may want to use a vegetable peeler to trim the scales.
  • In same skillet, melt the butter or margarine over medium heat and add the asparagus.
  • Cook, uncovered until asparagus in crisp-tender, turning frequently.
  • Place asparagus on a serving platter and sprinkle with salt and almonds.
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