Asparagus With Hollandaise

Recipe by spatchcock
READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 7
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • ---------Spears-----------.
  • To cook asparagus spears, heat 1 inch salted water to boiling in deep narrow pan or coffee pot.
  • Place upright in pan and boil for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Cover and cook 7-10 minutes longer or until stalks are crisp-tender.
  • Drain.
  • --------Pieces-------.
  • For cooking pieces of asparagus, cook lower stalk cuts in 1 inch of boiling salted water for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Add tips, cover and cook 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Drain.
  • ----------HollandaiseSauce---------.
  • To make the hollandaise sauce: Using a wooden spoon, stir 2 slightly beaten egg yokes and 3 tablespoons lemon juice in a one quart saucepan.
  • Stir vigorously.
  • Add the butter or margarine and heat over very low heat, stirring constantly until butter is melted and sauce begins to thicken.
  • Pour Hollandaise Sauce over top of cooked Asparagus and garnish with lemon wedges.
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