- 4 pounds thin asparagus spears, ends trimmed
- Melted butter
- Freshly squeezed lemon juice
Bring 3 inches of lightly salted water to boil in a large shallow pan. Add the asparagus and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes, just until tender. Drain and serve hot with melted butter and lemon juice.
Nutritional information includes 1 teaspoon of melted butter per serving.