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Butter-Glazed Asparagus

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  • prep time: 5 min
  • total time: 15 min
  • serves: 6 people

Let the flavor of the fresh vegetable shine through when you combine chicken broth and butter to make a light and flavorful glaze to coat tender-crisp asparagus. Plus, this delicious side is on the table in just 15 minutes!

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $8.09

  • 1/2 cup Swanson® Chicken Broth or Vegetable Broth
  • 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 6 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  • Tips

    • Easy Substitution: Use frozen broccoli flowerets or sliced carrots instead of the asparagus.
  • Step 1

    Heat the broth in a 12-inch skillet over high heat to a boil. Add the asparagus and cook for 2 minutes. Add the butter.

  • Step 2

    Reduce the heat to medium. Cook for 5 minutes or until the liquid is slightly reduced and the asparagus is tender-crisp.  Season to taste.

Reviews

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  • simple

    CatRose416
    April 20, 2014

    Pretty basic and easy. Used 4 tablespoons of butter, and used homemade chicken stock. It turned out just fine, little buttery taste to asparagus. Made it as a side with scalloped potatoes and steaks. Good meal.

  • Delicious

    Linda C.
    May 26, 2013

    Made this recipe with my kids, very tasty and easy to make.

  • Butter-Glazed Asparagus

    katie w.
    January 17, 2011

    Ilove this simple recipe. Goes well when I need something fast.

  • Butter-Glazed Asparagus

    sak
    April 5, 2009

    This is a great basic recipe for ANY vegetable. It will WOW your guests!

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Made With

Calories 131
Total Fat 11 g
Sat. Fat 7.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 164 mg
Total Carb 4 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 1 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 3 %DV
Iron 17 %DV
Potassium 7 %DV
Calories 131
Total Fat 11 g
Sat. Fat 7.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 159 mg
Total Carb 4 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV
Potassium 0 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.