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Steamed Asparagus with Lemon


Steamed asparagus with lemon is the perfect side dish. Not only is it easy to make, it has few ingredients. Completely foolproof!

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 2 lbs fresh asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


Steam asparagus in steamer basket over boiling water for 10-15 minutes, until asparagus are soft, yet crisp. Do not over cook.

Remove from heat and allow to cool for 2 minutes. Wrap asparagus in paper towel and blot.

Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over asparagus. Sprinkle with desired amount of salt and pepper. Serve steamed asparagus immediately.
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