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Asparagus with Basil Parmesan Butter

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“All of the work in this recipe can be done in advance. Keep the butter at room temperature and refrigerate the asparagus until ready to cook.”
READY IN:
11mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the asparagus until just crisp tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Arrange on a broilerproof platter.
  3. Preheat broiler.
  4. Beat butter in a medium bowl until fluffy.
  5. Beat in cheese, basil, garlic and lemon juice.
  6. Season.
  7. Drop butter mixture by teaspoonfuls over asparagus.
  8. Broil until topping browns, about 3 minutes.
  9. Be careful not to burn.
  10. Serve hot.

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