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Yummy Asparagus Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Emily Melcher
Added: Monday, January 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 bunch of medium sized asparagus (about 1 lb.)
2 T. of the most exquisite extra virgin olive oil
2 T. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. lemon zest
salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare the asparagus by rinsing them thoroughly, break off any tough, white bottoms and discard. Cut into 1 to 2 inch sections, slicing the asparagus at a slight diagonal. Fill a medium sized saucepan half way with water, bring to a boil. Add the asparagus and reduce heat slightly to a simmer. Parboil the asparagus for exactly 2 min. Drain the hot water. While the asparagus are still hot, toss them in a bowl with olive oil, Parmesan, and lemon rind. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm or room temperature.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3-4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The more cheese the better! :)

 

 

 

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