Asparagus with Spicy Nutmeg Butter

If you're looking for a way to put pizzazz in your vegetables, look no further. Spicy Nutmeg Butter gives a distinctive warm flavor to asparagus spears.

Serves: 5
10 mins Prep time 6 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
6 mins Cook time
  • Wash asparagus and break off stalks as far down as they snap easily, about 1 to 2 inches from ends. Arrange asparagus in single layer on large foil-lined baking pan. Drizzle asparagus with oil and roll to coat

  • Broil asparagus 4 to 6 minutes or until tender-crisp, turning once. Place in serving dish

  • Mix butter, nutmeg, cayenne pepper, garlic powder and sea salt. Pour over asparagus.

Cooking tip

• Garnish asparagus with 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts.
• Asparagus may also be roasted in the oven. Roast in preheated 425°F oven 10 minutes or until tender-crisp.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 96Calories: 96Cholesterol: 13mg
  • Sodium: 150mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 8gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 4g