Lemon-Glazed Asparagus

Lemon-Glazed Asparagus

Lemon and honey add a sweet and tangy flavor to this easy asparagus side dish - ready in 20 minutes.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1 1/2
pounds fresh asparagus spears
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
tablespoon honey
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/4
cup water
1
teaspoon cornstarch
  1. Trim asparagus; cut spears diagonally in half. Place 3 inches water in 4-quart Dutch oven. Heat to boiling. Add asparagus; reduce heat. Cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; place in serving bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, heat butter, honey and lemon juice in 1-quart saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted.
  3. Mix 1/4 water and the cornstarch in small bowl. Stir into lemon mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly and thickened. Pour glaze over asparagus.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Store asparagus as you would cut flowers. Trim the base of each stalk and place upright in a container of water. Or, wrap ends in wet paper towels and a plastic bag and refrigerate for up to a week.
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 25mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.