Dill Butter for Asparagus

READY IN: 5mins
YIELD: 1/2 cup




  • In a small bowl combine softened butter, dill and lemon juice; mix well until blended.
  • Place on a piece of plastic wrap and shape into a long log, if necessary, refrigerate butter until firm enough to shape into a roll).
  • Refrigerate the butter mixture until firm, at least one and a half hours or up to 2 weeks.
  • Steam or boil asparagus (any amount) until crisp-tender; drain and place on a platter.
  • Slice cold butter log about 1/4-inch thick, and place on asparagus.
  • **NOTE** To steam asparagus (this is my favorite way!) Place 1 pound of asparagus (or any amount desired) and two tablespoons or any amount of dill butter over the veggies.
  • Bring long edges of foil together, and fold over to seal.
  • Crimp ends tightly.
  • Place the "packet" on a baking sheet at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
  • This can be done on an outdoor grill also.
  • Carefully open foil to let steam escape.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • This method may be done with any veggies.
  • Absolutely delicious!