Asparagus gratin

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Asparagus gratin

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Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp + 2 tsp melted butter , divided
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Instructions

  • BOIL asparagus until tender-crisp, 3 min. Drain and rinse with cold water. Pat dry with paper towels. Arrange in an 8 × 8-in. baking dish.
  • DRIZZLE with lemon juice and 2 tsp melted butter. Sprinkle with salt. Season with fresh pepper.
  • STIR parmesan with almonds, bread crumbs, remaining 1 tbsp melted butter and lemon zest. Sprinkle parmesan mixture over asparagus.
  • BROIL in upper third of oven until crumbs are golden, 1 to 2 min.