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Minted Lemon Asparagus

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"An easy spring side dish that doesn't mask the asparagus's unique flavor, and is done in just 3 easy steps. Top with feta cheese for extra tang, or use slivered almonds for a milder flavor and a little crunch. Serve hot or cold."
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Ingredients

6 m servings 50
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small bowl, mix together the lemon juice and mint. Set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place the asparagus into the boiling water for about 45 seconds, then remove to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process. Drain the asparagus, and place on a serving plate. Drizzle with the lemon mixture, and sprinkle cheese over the top.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 50 calories; 2.1 5.7 3.9 8 107 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I was a little concerned about the very short cooking time, but it turned out perfectly! The asparagus was crisp ans so flavourful and the sauce wasn't too overpowering. I may try it with fresh ...

Most helpful critical review

Not bad, but not great.

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I was a little concerned about the very short cooking time, but it turned out perfectly! The asparagus was crisp ans so flavourful and the sauce wasn't too overpowering. I may try it with fresh ...

This was so good-- the cheese on top definitely gave it a nice tang. Everyone at the table had seconds!

Wonderful!! I was eating it off of the serving dish with my fingers! Both my brother and husband, who hate asparagus, were gushing over it. The kids didn't think a whole lot of it, but I didn't ...

I didn't have any mint but this was still really good. I didn't think 45 seconds would do much but it really does. Thank so much for the recipe!

Not bad, but not great.

Different and refreshing. I served with fish and brown rice. Thanks for the recipe!

I thought this was a great recipe (and super easy!) I used dried mint from my garden, so it was mixture of mints. I prepared the lemon/mint mixture in advance and had the water ready to boil, so...

made a 12 serving version - only change was I used fresh mint leaves instead of dry leaves. Everyone really enjoyed it. Yes I would make it again.