Asparagus Wreath

Asparagus Wreath

Asparagus Wreath


Makes 4 servings


1 pound fresh asparagus, ends trimmed
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon lemon juice
6 thin slices pepperoni, finely chopped
1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
Pimiento strips for garnish


  1. Peel asparagus stalks, if desired. Steam asparagus in large covered saucepan 5 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Arrange asparagus in wreath shape on warm, round serving platter.
  3. Heat butter and lemon juice in small saucepan until butter is melted; pour over asparagus. Combine chopped pepperoni and bread crumbs in small bowl; sprinkle over asparagus. Garnish with pimiento strips.

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