Asparagus Amandine

Side Dishes.
Why should fish and chicken get all the amandine action? This asparagus dish can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.

Asparagus Amandine


Quantity Ingredients
3/4 pound asparagus, trimmed
1/2 cup water
1 tbsp unsalted butter
2 tbsp sliced almonds, toasted lightly
fresh lemon juice to taste


 1. Cut asparagus diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces. In a skillet measuring about 10 inches across top, simmer asparagus in water and butter, uncovered, until asparagus is crisp-tender and liquid is reduced to a glaze, about 3 minutes. 2. Stir in almonds, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Serves 2.