Minted Asparagus

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

8 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 4 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tp 4 bunches asparagus
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta or parmesan
  • 2 tbsp coarsely chopped fresh mint

Instructions

  • Partially fill a large saucepan or pasta pot with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, snap tough ends from asparagus and discard. Add asparagus to boiling water. Boil, uncovered, for 3 min. Immediately drain off water.
  • Return asparagus to burner. Reduce heat to medium. Add butter, salt and pepper and stir often until asparagus is tender-crisp, 1 to 3 min. Turn onto a platter. Sprinkle with Parmesan and mint.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 74,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 91 mg.

The combo of mint and Parmesan adds just the right amount of flourish to mild asparagus.