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Asparagus with Lemon and Dill Sauce
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Asparagus with Lemon and Dill Sauce is an easy and delicious way to prepare asparagus. It is flavorful, refreshing and so incredibly fast!

Course: Dinner, Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: Easy Sides, Side Dish, Vegetarian
Keyword: Asparagus, Eggs, Lemon, Quesadillas, Vegetables, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
  • 1 lb asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 hard boiled egg, peeled and halved
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced (you will only need about 1/2 t zest)
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 1 T dill, chopped
  • 1 T capers
  • 1 T caper juice from the jar of capers
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Boil asparagus in salted water for 3-4 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.

  2. Remove the yolks from the eggs and in a small bowl, mash the yolks and whisk in the lemon juice. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Stir in the dill, capers, caper juice and 1/2 t lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Mince the egg white. 

  4. Spoon the sauce over the asparagus and top with the minced egg whites.