- 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- Pinch dried tarragon
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Place asparagus and water in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Add butter, lemon juice and tarragon; toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yield: 4-6 servings.
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"Great side dish, especially on a summer cookout."
"A fast, easy and tasty way to fix asparagus. I don't use the tarragon, but the asparagus is still delicious!"
"great side in very little time!"
"I'm not a huge asparagus fan, and only have a few recipes for it that I really like. This is one of them. Even the Asparagus lovers raved!"
"My family loved asparagus this way. In fact, they even asked for seconds and that was a first."