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Asparagus Sauteed in Butter and Mustard

Tender, crisp, bursting with flavor asparagus. Quick to make.


  • 1 lb asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • freshly ground black pepper


1. Heat a large skillet over high heat.
2. Add asparagus and cook (dry) for one minute.
3. Reduce heat to medium and add butter.
4. When butter has started to brown, add mustard and lemon juice.
5. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes, turning asparagus periodically, until tender but still firm inside.
6. Season with freshly ground pepper.