Dress this quick asparagus side dish simply: little cheese and lemon verbena (or peel).

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Snap off and discard fibrous stem ends of asparagus. Rinse asparagus; drain. Using a sharp knife, carefully split thick asparagus stalks lengthwise.

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  • Arrange asparagus evenly in a steamer basket. Place basket in a large skillet. Add enough water to come just below the bottom of the basket. Cover and steam for 1 minute. Remove. Arrange asparagus on an ovenproof serving dish. Top with mozzarella. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

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  • Broil asparagus 4 inches from the heat for 2 minutes or until cheese bubbles slightly. Sprinkle with snipped verbena or grated lemon peel before serving. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

56 calories; 3 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 11 mg cholesterol; 134 mg sodium. 2 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 5 g protein; 194 IU vitamin a; 15 mg vitamin c; 73 mcg folate; 81 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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