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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Side dish recipe: Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  • Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
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  • Ingredients
     
    * 3 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
    * 1/3 cup butter, cubed
    * 1/3 cup chicken broth
    * 3 tablespoons olive oil
    * 4 teaspoons grated lemon peel
    * 1/4 teaspoon salt
    * 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    * 1/3 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, patted dry and chopped
    * 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
     
    Directions
     
    * Place asparagus in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
    * Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the broth, oil, lemon peel and salt.
    * Transfer asparagus to a serving platter; drizzle with butter mixture. Sprinkle with pepper; top with tomatoes and basil. Yield: 12 servings.
     
     

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