Lemon Zest Asparagus


  • 1/3 lb. asparagus
  • 1 T. fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt
  • Ground pepper


  1. Rinse asparagus and break off any tough, white bottoms.
  2. Cut into 1-2 inch sections, slicing the asparagus at a slight diagonal.
  3. Fill med sized pan half way with water and bring to a boil.. Add the asparagus and reduce heat slightly to a simmer.
  4. Parboil the asparagus for exactly 2 min. Drain hot water.
  5. While asparagus is still hot, toss them in bowl with lemon juice. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve warm or room temp.

servings: 1 vegetable