Steamed Asparagus With Almond Butter

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy small skillet over low heat.
  • Add shallots and garlic and saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour into medium bowl.
  • Add remaining 6 tablespoons butter, parsley, lemon juice and peel to shallot mixture and whisk to blend.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Steam asparagus until crisp-tender.
  • (Can be made 1 day ahead; cover butter mixture and asparagus separately; chill).
  • Place butter mixture in heavy large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add almonds and cook until butter browns, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes.
  • Add asparagus and stir until heated through.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Divide asparagus among plates.
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