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Asparagus With Lime Butter

Simply prepare your asparagus on the grill and toss with a lime butter for the perfect side dish at your next Mexican feast. Easy, simple and fast.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Sides
Cuisine General
Servings 4 Served

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  • 1 Lb. Asparagus, hard ends cut off
  • 2 Tbsp. Land ‘o Lakes Light butter
  • 1 Lime, zested
  • 1 Lime cut into wedges
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Cooking Spray


  • Heat your grill or grill pan to medium high and spray well with cooking spray.
  • Place your asparagus on the grill, in the grill pan or right in a sauté pan on your stove. (We are always flexible.) Sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes. Turn your asparagus until they are cooked or slightly browned/charred on all sides.
  • Melt your butter along with the zest of a lime in the microwave, or in the sun if you are grilling. You can brush your asparagus with the butter mixture, or toss the asparagus with the butter in your grill or sauté pan.
  • Plate and top with more lime zest, another sprinkle of salt and pepper and serve with lime wedges.


Serving: 4g
Keyword healthier choice, side dish, vegetables
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