Roasted Asparagus With Brown Butter

Ingredients

  • 1 lb asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp Meyer lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp Meyer lemon zest

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. Place asparagus in a roasting pan; drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  3. Melt butter over medium heat. Cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking pan pan occacionally. Remove from heat and stir in juice.
  4. Drizzle butter over asparagus, and sprinkle thyme and lemon zest on top. Toss to coat.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Calories: 107

Fat: 9.2

Protein: 2.6

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