Herbed Asparagus Recipe

Fresh asparagus is accented by a perfectly flavored herb butter that is so easy to prepare.
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  • 1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Parsley Flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Basil Leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
10 mins
5 mins

1. Cook asparagus in boiling water in large uncovered skillet on medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender-crisp. Drain well. Place on serving dish.

2. Stir parsley, basil and pepper into melted butter.

3. Pour butter mixture over hot asparagus. Sprinkle with chopped tomatoes and Parmesan cheese.

Spring Thyme Asparagus: Prepare as directed. Use 1/2 teaspoon each McCormick® Garlic Powder and Thyme Leaves in place of the parsley and basil. Omit tomatoes and Parmesan cheese.


Herbed Green Beans: Use fresh green beans, stem ends snapped off, in place of the asparagus.

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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 105 Calories
Fat: 9 Grams
Protein: 2 Grams
Cholesterol: 24 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 4 Grams
Sodium: 98 Milligrams
Fiber: 2 Grams

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