Asparagus with Gremolata

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

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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