- Serves 12.
- 3 pounds asparagus, washed and trimmed to equal length
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
- Salt to taste
Cook asparagus in boiling water until tender but crisp. Drain and place on serving platter; keep warm. Brown breadcrumbs in butter over medium heat. Add lemon rind and salt. Sprinkle over asparagus.