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Asparagus from Norfolk CountyAsparagus / Ingredients

      1/2 pound fresh asparagus from Norfolk County
      Juice of half a lemon
      Salt and pepper


In a skillet, lightly saute the asparagus in butter for 2-3 minutes (or grill on BBQ). Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice , and toss together. Serve with Aioli Dip (recipe below)

Aioli Dip – Ingredients

      1/2 cup regular mayonnaise
      zest of one lemon
      1 or 2 cloves of garlic, minced
      Juice of half a lemon
      Cayenne pepper to taste


Combine mayonnaise, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic and cayenne pepper in medium bowl. Cover and chill in refrigerator for about 30 minutes. Serve with grilled asparagus.

Nutrition Facts
Asparagus is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate. 1 serving = 5 spears.

Source: Norfolk County FlavourFest Recipe Book, 2008 Edition – Fairly Fat Guys