Garlic Asparagus Bundles for Electric Skillet

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  • ½lb (220g) asparagus spears (about 16 to 20 spears)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small zucchini
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Combine oil, lemon juice, garlic, and parsley in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cut ends off zucchini, then cut length wise into strips, not more than 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Wrap 3 or 4 asparagus spears together in a bundle with a zucchini strip.
  4. Place bundles on rack* in Electric Skillet.
  5. Add 1 cup water to skillet and heat at 250°F (120°C).
  6. When water starts to boil, cover and steam for 4 to 5 minutes or until asparagus is fork tender.
  7. Drizzle reserved sauce over the bundles.
  8. Sprinkle grated cheese over the bundles.

Makes 4 to 5 servings

*Use a small cooling rack or wok steaming rack. If necessary metal rings or similar can be used in place of a rack.

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