Asparagus with Lemon Butter & Pine Nuts
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
The lemon butter and pine nuts make this asparagus dish absolutely amazing. This is one to serve to your next dinner guests as it's sure to be a hit!
  • 1 lb asparagus, washed and trimmed
  • ¼ c fresh pine nuts
  • 4 T pasture butter
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  1. Steam asparagus in a steamer until tender.
  2. Melt butter and olive oil in a pan.
  3. Add the pine nuts and sauté until toasted and golden, about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and add the lemon juice.
  5. Drain the asparagus and place in a serving dish.
  6. Drizzle pine nut mixture over top.
  7. Top with lemon zest and serve.
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