Lemon Glazed Asparagus

Preparation time: 10 min Servings: 2
Cooking time: 5 min


1/8 tsp pepper
3 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp unsalted butteror margarine
1-1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp chives, minced
1/2 lb asparagus, root ends trimmed

Cooking Directions:

Melt butter in a small non-reactive saucepan over low heat. Stir in lemon juice, mustard, pepper and all but 1/2 tsp chives. Cover and keep warm over lowest heat. Place asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 4-5 minutes or until asparagus is bright green and tender. Transfer asparagus to a serving platter. Drizzle with lemon sauce and sprinkle with chives.

Nutritionist Recommended For:

Nutrition Facts

Calories 47
% Calories From Fat 40.2%
Total Fat 2.1g
Saturated Fats 1.3g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 0.5g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.1g
Cholesterol 5.1mg
Sodium 2.9mg
Total Carbohydrates 6.6g
Dietary Fiber 2.6g
Sugar 2.7g
Protein 2.7g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0.17 mg
Vitamin B12 0.004 mcg
Vitamin K 54 mcg
Vitamin A 1100 IU
Niacin B3 1.2 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.35 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.17 mg
Vitamin C 19 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.12 mg
Vitamin E 1.4 mg
Choline 20 mg


Manganese 0.2 mg
Magnesium 19 mg
Calcium 33 mg
Zinc 0.64 mg
Phosphorus 63 mg
Copper 0.23 mg
Fluoride 0.11 mcg
Selenium 2.7 mcg
Sodium 2.9 mg
Potassium 270 mg
Iron 2.5 mg

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