Asparagus mimosa

Description

A vegetable side dish that can be easily made vegan.

Ingredients

8 asparagus (fresh asparagus spears)
  seasoning (salt and ground black pepper)
2 T butter
2 egg (optional, hard boiled, chopped)
1 T chervil (fresh chervil, finely chopped)

Instructions

  1. Trim and peel asparagus
  2. Poach the spears in lightly slated water until just tender, 3-6 minutes.
  3. Drain and place in serving dish, season to taste.
  4. Melt butter with the lemon juice, trickle over the asparagus, sprinkle with the egg if using, garnish with the chervil.
  5. Serve warm.

Notes

Substitute butter with vegetable margarine for a vegetarian recipe.

Yield
2 servings
Preparation time
15
Cooking time
10
Total time
25 minutes