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Lemony Asparagus with Almonds

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Lemony Asparagus with Almonds is an easy, healthy and delicious veggie side dish! Try this with your dinner tonight!


  • 2 Bunches Asparagus Spears
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 1 Oz. Slivered Almonds
  • 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice


Wash asparagus spears and trim off about 1/2″ of the end. Fill a medium sized skillet with 1″ of water.  Bring to a boil over medium high heat.  Add asparagus spears and cover. Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes until crisp tender.  I prefer thin asparagus but if you use thicker, increase the cook time to about 7 to 8 minutes. Drain asparagus and set aside. Melt butter in a medium sized skillet and add slivered almonds.  Cook and stir for about 3 minutes or until almonds are lightly browned.  Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice Place asparagus in a serving dish and pour almond and lemon juice over.  Serve warm. Serves 4 to 6





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