Asparagus Sauce

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Appears in

The Silver Palate Cookbook

By Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins

Published 1982

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  • 12 asparagus spears, trimmed
  • tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 scallions (


  1. Cut the asparagus into 1-inch pieces. Parboil in a pot of boiling salted water until just tender, about 8 minutes. Drain
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over low heat. Add the asparagus and chopped scallions, seasoning with salt, pepper, and sugar. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until the scallions are tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Purée the mixture in a fo