Steamed Asparagus With Walnuts and Browned Butter Sauce

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“From 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes. Use tender stalks of fresh asparagus or if not available, frozen asparagus will do.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In saute pan, dry roast the walnuts. Set aside to cool then very coarsely chop.
  2. In large pot steam the asparagus just until tender. Do not overcook. Arrange the asparagus on a serving platter.
  3. In the saute pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Cook and stir the butter constantly until it browns and smells nutty. DO NOT burn! Stir in the roasted walnuts and lemon zest.
  4. Pour the browned butter sauce over the asparagus and serve immediately.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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