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Asparagus and Mushrooms in Lemon-Thyme Butter

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

Out of thyme? No worries, the beauty of this dish is in its versatility. Try using another herb instead. —Sarah Reid, Oshawa, Ontario
Asparagus and Mushrooms in Lemon-Thyme Butter Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute asparagus and mushrooms in butter and oil until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 64 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 324mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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