Linda's recipes

Asparagus with Cheese

From: Linda McCartney’s Home Cooking, p. 81

A quick dish of steamed asparagus, with a topping of lemon juice and melted cheese.

Today, I discovered the first green European asparagus in the shops and decided to give this dish a try. Asparagus is very delicate and it is easy to overcook it, making it taste dry and woody- do keep to the 10 minutes of baking recommended in the cookbook or put it under the hot grill until the cheese has just melted.

To cut down on fat, you can easily half the amount of cheese used.