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!

Serves: 6

Asparagus with Maple Mustard Glaze Recipe

This easy asparagus side dish is a great change of pace for your veggies!

10 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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  • 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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