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Boiled Asparagus

  • Servings: 4
Boiled Asparagus

Source: Martha Stewart Living Television, April 2001


  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound medium or jumbo asparagus, trimmed
  • Unsalted butter


  1. Bring 1 inch salted water to a boil in a large skillet. Add asparagus in one layer. Cook until tender, about 5 minutes for medium and 7 minutes for jumbo. Drain, and transfer to a serving platter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and top with a pat of butter.

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