Asparagus Bundles with Thyme-Blossom Butter
Asparagus Bundles With
1 1/2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
8 scallion stems
2 tablespoons softened unsalted butter
2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup fresh thyme blossoms
1. In a steamer, steam the asparagus with the scallion stems until crisp-tender. Drain.
2. Divide asparagus into four bundles and tie each bundle with two scallion stems. Transfer bundles to serving plate.
3. In a small bowl, combine butter, lemon peel, lemon juice, and 1/4 cup of the thyme blossoms. Spoon over asparagus and garnish with remaining thyme blossoms.
Thanks to Flower-Recipe egroup for this recipe.