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Asparagus with Lemon
Asparagus with Lemon

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 4

(650 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 80
Protein: 5 g
Carbs: 11 g
Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 0 mg
Fiber: 5 g

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So simple yet elegant - you would never guess asparagus could taste so great with so few ingredients!
2 lbs asparagus, tough ends trimmed
2 tsp olive oil
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Place asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 5 minutes or until bright green and tender.
2 Rinse asparagus under cold water and drain thoroughly. Combine oil and lemon juice in a bowl.
3 Pour over asparagus. Season with pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature if desired.

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