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Herbed Asparagus

 Herbed Asparagus
Fresh asparagus is accented by a perfectly flavored herb butter that is so easy to prepare.
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Parsley Flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Basil Leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Black Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook asparagus in boiling water until
  • crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well and place in serving dish.
  • Combine parsley, basil, pepper and butter; pour over asparagus.
  • Sprinkle with tomatoes and cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Herbed Green Beans: Use fresh green beans, stem ends snapped off, in place of the asparagus.