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Sauteed Asparagus and Peas


For extra flavor, add a splash of lemon juice or a sprinkling of fresh dill or parsley just before serving.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, May 2006


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium-thick asparagus, tough ends trimmed, cut into 11/2-inch lengths on the diagonal
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium. Add asparagus; cook, stirring occasionally, until bright green and slightly softened, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add peas; cook, stirring, until asparagus are tender and peas are heated through, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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