Asparagus with Dill Butter Recipe
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Asparagus with Dill Butter Recipe

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This is simple, yet elegant enough to serve at a dinner party. The lemon juice gives it a tangy zip.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh dill
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Cooked fresh asparagus spears

Nutritional Facts

1/3 pound: 67 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine butter, dill and lemon juice; mix until well blended. Form into a log. (If necessary, refrigerate until mixture is firm enough to shape easily.) Wrap log in plastic wrap; freeze until firm. When ready to serve, slice butter 1/4 in. thick and top hot asparagus. Yield: Recipe will season about 4 pounds of asparagus.
Originally published as Asparagus with Dill Butter in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p69

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