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Asparagus With Browned Butter Sauce

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  Fresh asparagus bunches 2 Small
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

Cut off woody base of each asparagus spear.
Remove scales, if sandy, and wash thoroughly.
Cook, covered, in boiling salted water until tender.
Drain asparagus and arrange spears on heated serving dish.
Melt and lightly brown butter in small pan over low heat, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice.
Pour browned butter sauce evenly over asparagus.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 550 Calories from Fat 535

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.7%

Saturated Fat 38.5 g192.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 161.3 mg53.8%

Sodium 9.3 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g1%

Dietary Fiber 0.98 g3.9%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 2 g3.3%

Vitamin A 44.2% Vitamin C 15.6%

Calcium 3% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Asparagus With Browned Butter Sauce Recipe