Green Asparagus with Brown Butter

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Enjoy the taste of this delicious asparagus recipe.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
15 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
15 min
Recipe Servings

2 pounds green asparagus with large stalks
3 tablespoons Darigold butter
1 teaspoon Fleur de Sel (sea salt)
1/2 fresh lemon
Black peppercorns


Peel asparagus and trim ends to equal length.

In a large saucepan, bring 3 quarts of salted water to a boil; place asparagus into boiling water and return water to a boil.

Remove asparagus from pan and place in a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking; drain on paper towels.

Place the butter in a large frying pan and heat until it turns hazelnut brown in color; add asparagus, carefully stirring until heated through. Squeeze the juice of a half a lemon over the asparagus.

Serve at once with a sprinkle of Fleur de Sel and grindings of black pepper to taste.

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