• 175 g asparagus spears
  • Zest and juice of half lemon
  • 10 g unsalted butter
  • 15 g Parmesan shavings
  • Freshly ground black pepper to serve


  1. 1

    Trim the asparagus of any woody stalk. Steam the spears for 5-10 minutes or until just tender.

  2. 2

    Transfer the asparagus to a large bowl and toss with the butter, lemon juice and lemon zest.

  3. 3

    Pile the spears onto a large serving plate and top with the parmesan shavings. Season with freshly ground black pepper before serving.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 406kj 97kcal 5%
  • Fat 7.1g 10%
  • Saturates 4.1g 21%
  • Sugars 1.6g 2%
  • Salt 0.2g 3%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 402kj/96kcal

Each serving provides

1.7g carbohydrate 2.1g fibre 5.6g protein

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