Preparing/ Steaming Asparagus

Source : Preparing And Steaming Asparagus Without A Steamer Is Easy To Do With Aluminum Foil And A Shallow Pan With A Top Take One Asparagus And Gently Bend The ...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : April 27, 2022

Step:

  1. Preparing and steaming asparagus without a steamer is easy to do with aluminum foil and a shallow pan with a top.

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  2. Take one asparagus and gently bend the bottom end.

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  3. The asparagus will break away from the tough end. Discard tough ends.

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  4. Line up all the asparagus and cut off the same amount from the bottom.

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  5. Gently clean with cold water.

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  6. Use shallow pan and sheet of aluminum foil.

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  7. Prepare a "pillow" with aluminum foil.

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  8. Place asparagus in pan with the thicker pieces to back.

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  9. Pour enough water that the lower parts are just submerged.

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  10. Steam on medium to high heat until the asparagus change to a deep green, but are still firm.

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  11. Remove from pan and place in serving dish.

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  12. Drizzle oil, add lemon juice salt and pepper to taste.


Ingredients

  1. 1 lb asparagus
  2. 1 tsp walnut, almond, or extra virgin olive oil
  3. 1 tsp lemon juice

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