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Steamed Asparagus
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins

A quick and easy way to make tender crisp asparagus

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: asparagus
Servings: 4
Calories: 32 kcal
Author: A. JoAnn
  • 8-12 asparagus spears
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • pinch pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil may add butter pat if desired
  1. Cook rice in a saucepan according to package directions.

  2. While rice is cooking, wash and trim asparagus spears.

  3. Be sure to remove tough, woody base of spears by snapping this part off, or peeling with a vegetable peeler.

  4. When rice is removed from heat, put prepared asparagus spears on top of cooked rice in pan.

  5. Immediately replace pot cover. Let sit for about 5 minutes.

  6. Add salt, pepper, a bit of butter, and/or olive oil as desired.

  7. Serve immediately.