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Flavorful Oniony Asparagus

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


8-10 servings

As a working mom with four children, I don't have much time to cook big meals during the week. But on Sundays, when I make a special meal, this is our favorite way to enjoy asparagus. —Kathy Mitchell, Tinley Park, Illinois


  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  1. Place asparagus in a steamer basket. Place in a large saucepan or skillet over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add soup mix. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until heated through. Remove asparagus to a serving dish. Drizzle with butter mixture; sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 68 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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