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


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

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