Vegetable Recipes

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Cooked Asparagus

1  bushel of fresh asparagus

Salt and fresh ground pepper

1/4 cup water

1 teaspoon butter

Wash fresh asparagus in water breaking off bottom ends by hand. Place cleaned spears into 2 quart saucepan. Add water and butter. Cover and cook on medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes. Sprinkle salt and pepper while cooking.

Eat as a vegetable side dish. Optionally, serve over a bed of rice or garlic mashed potatoes.