Mena's Simple Steamed Asparagus

Mena's Simple Steamed Asparagus

This is a quick and easy way to prepare a steamed asparagus side dish in the microwave.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Take each spear of asparagus and break it towards the end, wherever it naturally snaps, to remove woody ends. Place asparagus in a microwave-safe glass container with a lid. Pour in water.
  2. Step 2

    Roll lemon on a flat work surface to release the juices; slice in half. Squeeze each half over the asparagus. Sprinkle with pepper and garlic powder.
  3. Step 3

    Cover container and place in the microwave. Cook on high until tender-crisp, 5 to 6 minutes. Drain and let stand for 5 minutes before serving.