Asparagus with Lemon Thyme Butter

A super-simple asparagus side dish to go with any spring-time meal


Serves 4 – 6


2 bunches asparagus, trimmed

125g butter

2 tsp lemon thyme leaves

2 tsp finely grated lemon rind

1 garlic clove, sliced

Sea salt and black pepper


  • Blanch the asparagus by cooking it in a pan of boiling water for 2-3 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain and refresh under cold water.
  • Place the butter, lemon thyme leaves, lemon rind, garlic, salt and pepper in a small saucepan over low heat.
  • Stir until the butter is melted.
  • Pour over the asparagus to serve