Asparagus Parmesan Garlic Spears

“This is a wonderful recipe for asparagus, you can cook the asparagus hours or even a day in advance and refrigerate, just warm the spears slightly in the microwave before placing them in the baking dish and broiling them. Adjust the amount of garlic to taste.”
READY IN:
23mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Butter a shallow broiler-proof casserole dish.
  2. Cook the fresh asparagus in boiling lightly salted water until crisp-tender (about 3-4 minutes) drain and plunge into cool water, drain again and pat dry well with paper towels.
  3. Arrange the asparagus spears in a buttered baking dish.
  4. Set oven to broil heat.
  5. In a bowl beat butter with Parmesan cheese, basil, garlic, lemon juice and black pepper until well combined, then season with salt.
  6. Dollup/drop the butter mixture over the asparagus in the baking dish by heaping teaspoonfuls.
  7. Broil until topping browns (watch closely to avoid burning!) about 2-3 minutes.
  8. Best served hot.

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