Basil and Parsley Asparagus

Fresh asparagus is accented by a perfectly flavored herb butter that is so easy to prepare.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed

  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Parsley Flakes

  • ½ teaspoon McCormick® Basil Leaves

  • teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese, or more to taste


  1. Cook asparagus in boiling water in large uncovered skillet on medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender-crisp. Drain well. Place on serving dish.

  2. Stir parsley, basil and pepper into melted butter. Pour over asparagus. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

105 Calories
9g Fat
5g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 83mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 243mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.