Quick Fresh Asparagus in MicrowaveTell a Friend
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Use the microwave to make fast work of cooking asparagus, enhanced with some onion, garlic, lemon juice and butter.
Prep Time: 5 min(s)
Cook Time: 5 min(s)
Recipe Type: Public
Quick & Easy Seasonal Vegetarian Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Microwave Low-Fat Diabetic Low-carb
Especially easy when cooking for just one or two.
Posted By: mcarradmin
Posted On: Mar 27, 2014
Number of Servings:
- 1 pounds - fresh asparagus
- 1 teaspoons - kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoons - onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoons - garlic powder
- 1 tablespoons - lemon juice
- 1 tablespoons - butter cut into 8 pieces
Trim tough root ends from asparagus spears, then cut into 2-inch lengths. Place in microwave-safe bowl with a lid.
Sprinkle asparagus with kosher salt, onion powder, and garlic powder. Pour in lemon juice and dot with butter.
Cover with lid and microwave on high power for 2 to 3 minutes.
Stir to distribute seasonings. Cook another 2 to 3 minutes until asparagus is tender. Stir once more before serving.