Easy Asparagus Spears

Easy Asparagus Spears

  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook Time: 3 min
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 4

Fresh vegetables are best when simply cooked. This recipe for Easy Asparagus Spears uses a little bit of salt and pepper and some fresh lemon juice to bring out the natural taste of asparagus in a healthy and quick to prepare side dish.


  • 1 pound thin asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring about 1 inch of water to boil in a sauce pan.
  2. Add asparagus and boil for about 3 minutes.
  3. Drain and season asparagus with a pinch or two of salt and pepper and lemon juice.
  4. Serve alongside you favorite main dishes.