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Asparagus with Sage Butter

February 19, 2010

This post is really more of an idea than a recipe. I have some dried sage from our garden that I love to use with asparagus.

Steam some asparagus until it is just tender. While it is steaming, add some sage to a bit of butter in a pan to melt the butter and cook the sage.

Serve the asparagus with the sage butter.

(printable “recipe”)

4 Comments leave one →
  1. March 26, 2010 1:19 am

    Great way to serve assparagus. I bet the sage imparts an extra something special to them.

  2. March 26, 2010 4:22 am

    Hi Mark!
    Sage has become one of my favorite herbs since I started growing it myself. If you have any space for a garden or a pot, I highly recommend it! Thanks for your comment!

  3. March 27, 2010 4:56 am

    Love this simple preparation. I’ve had asparagus on my mind…thanks for the inspiration!

    • March 31, 2010 12:25 pm

      Thanks for your comment, Jenn! Asparagus is probably my favorite vegetable. We planted some recently. It’s going to be hard to wait the 3 years or so before it’s ready! Apparently it’s easy to grow, though, once it gets established.

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