Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 lb asparagus spears

  2. 1 tbsp olive oil or margarine

  3. 1/8 tsp fresh basil, chopped fine

  4. 1/8 tsp fresh oregano, chopped fine

  5. 1 tsp lemon juice

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. To prepare fresh asparagus, wash and scrape off scales. Snap off and discard woody bases. Meanwhile, place a steamer basket in a medium saucepan. Add water to just below basket. Bring water to boiling. Add asparagus to steamer basket. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, in another saucepan combine olive oil or margarine, basil, oregano, and dash pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through or until margarine melts. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Transfer asparagus to a serving platter. Drizzle with lemon mixture.


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