Asparagus with Creamy Mustard Sauce

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Topped with buttered almonds, this Asparagus with Creamy Mustard Sauce is sure to pair well with your spring menus.

Asparagus with Creamy Mustard Sauce
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons butter
  2. ¼ cup slivered almonds
  3. ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  4. 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  5. 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  6. ¼ teaspoon salt
  7. 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
Instructions
  1. In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add almonds; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until fragrant and golden brown.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together cream, mustard, lemon juice, and salt.
  3. In a Dutch oven, bring 2 quarts water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add asparagus, and cook for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well, and transfer to a serving plate. Top with cream sauce and almonds; serve immediately.
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