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Steamed Asparagus


  • 1 pound trimmed asparagus

Cook's Note

To chill, immediately plunge in an ice bath; pat dry with paper towels.


  1. Step 1

    Place a steamer basket in a large pot filled with 1 inch water. Bring to a boil. Add 1 pound trimmed asparagus, cover, and cook until crisp-tender, 2 to 6 minutes.

Everyday Food, April 2009