Asparagus with Garlic and Basil

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1/3 c Margarine
30 ml Garlic -- peeled and split
1 tb Garlic -- chopped
2 ts Dried basil -- or 2 sprigs
1/4 c Fresh basil -- chopped
Boiling water
3 lb Asparagus; trimmed --

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Arrange asparagus in a layer in large,deep skillet along with the garlic and basil.(This may have to be done in two batches.)Pour boiling water over to about 1" deep.Cover and bring to a boil.Cook for 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. While the asparagus is cooking,prepare the topping by melting the margarine in small pan.Add the garlic and saute for 1 to 2 minutes.Stir in basil. Drain asparagus,discarding split garlic (and basil sprigs,if used.),and arrange in serving dish.Spoon basil topping over.Makes 8 to 10 servings..... Recipe By : File

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