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microwave asparagus
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Microwave Asparagus

How do you get tender asparagus? You make microwave asparagus of course. It is tender, it is flavoursome, it is fast, and you will want to cook it every day in the microwave.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Microwave
Servings: 2
Calories: 35kcal

Ingredients

  • 200 g Fresh Asparagus
  • 1 Tsp Basil
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Light I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter

Kitchen Gadgets

Instructions

  • Place one tablespoon of water in the bottom of your steamer basket.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Microwave With Butter?
  • Using a vegetable knife chop the ends off your bunch of asparagus and make sure it fits to the size of your steamer basket. Then give them a wash and add to the steamer basket.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Microwave With Butter?
  • Add your seasonings and mix with your hands for an even coating.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Microwave With Butter?
  • Place the lid on the steamer and then place in the microwave.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Microwave With Butter?
  • Microwave for 4 minutes. Though check on it at 2 minutes as your wattage might be higher than ours.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Microwave With Butter?
  • When it beeps do a fork text and then increase the cook time if needed.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Microwave With Butter?
  • Once cooked leave the steamer lid off, add a little butter and cook for a further 30 seconds to melt the butter onto the asparagus before serving.
    How To Cook Asparagus In Microwave With Butter?

Notes

Optional – I love my asparagus with melted butter, but it is totally optional.
Fork – I highly recommend the fork test for quickly testing how done your asparagus is.
Thanks for reading microwaving asparagus on Recipe This. We have many more microwave recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like more delicious ideas to serve with your steamed asparagus, do check out our air fryer frozen chicken breast.

Nutrition

Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 817IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg
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