About 3 years ago I planted asparagus crowns. This is the year that the beds will be established enough to harvest. The flavor of freshly picked asparagus is so delightful. It’s best prepared with a minimum of seasoning so the flavor of the vegetable can come through.
- Category: Side Dishes
- 3 bundles of fresh asparagus
- juice of 1 lemon
- lemon zest
- 1 stick unsalted butter
- salt and pepper
- Drop the spears in boiling water until just tender, about 3 minutes.
- Squeeze lemon juice over spears and add butter. Allow butter to melt. Add lemon zest and salt and pepper to taste.
- Garnish with lemon rinds. Serve immediately.