Tested till perfect Steamed Asparagus with Lemon
Steamed Asparagus with Lemon
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Steamed Asparagus with Lemon

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: April 2003

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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  • Portion size 8


  • 4 lb 4lbasparagus
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplemon juice
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
  • 1 pinch 1pinchpepper
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Rinse asparagus; snap off woody ends. In wide skillet of boiling water, cover and simmer asparagus until tender-crisp, about 8 minutes. (Or place asparagus upright in asparagus cooker; cover and steam until tender-crisp, about 12 minutes.) Drain. Sprinkle with lemon juice, vegetable oil, salt and pepper.

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