Asparagus with Gremolata

Asparagus with Gremolata

Gremolata provides a flavorful addition to this side dish made with asparagus – ready in 20 minutes.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1/4
cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
2
cloves garlic
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
lb fresh asparagus
2
tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  1. In food processor, place parsley and garlic. Cover; process until finely chopped. Transfer mixture to small bowl; stir in lemon peel. Set aside.
  2. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 inch water (salted, if desired) to boiling. Add asparagus. Return to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
  3. Arrange asparagus on serving plate. Drizzle with butter; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with gremolata.
Makes 4 servings
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Flavor Tip
The gremolata garnish of parsley, garlic and lemon peel adds a fresh flavor to this dish. Gremolata can also be sprinkled on other dishes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 74
    • Total Fat 6g
      • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
    • Sodium 360mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 4 1/2g
      • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Vegetable;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 0;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.