Asparagus with Maple Mustard Glaze Recipe

I tend to get a little bit lazy in preparing vegetables.  My husband recently informed me that he can’t handle anymore bags of steamed veggies, so I made this delicious alternative.It received rave reviews from my family! We served this with our Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken and it was the perfect meal!

Asparagus with Maple Mustard Glaze Recipe
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6
This easy asparagus side dish is a great change of pace for your veggies!
  • 2 pounds asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons real maple syrup (maple-flavored syrup or honey can be substituted)
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  1. Snap off tough ends of asparagus spears.
  2. In 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling.
  3. Add asparagus.  Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium.  Cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender; drain.
  4. In a small bowl, mix maple syrup, mustard and oil.  Drizzle over asparagus and serve immediately.
(Recipe from The Sisters Cafe)

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Looking for more side dish ideas? Try these:
Make-ahead Mashed Potatoes
Parmesan Ranch Corn
Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
Apple Zucchini Hash
Homemade Cornbread


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