Asparagus with Fresh Mozzarella

Tags:asparagus, fresh mozzarella, side dish, wisconsin cheese
Serving Size:4


1 pound Asparagus Spears, thin or large cut in half

4oz Fresh Mozzarella, like Crave Brothers, cut or torn in pieces

to taste salt

to taste pepper

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

A tasty side dish with fish, chicken or beef.

Break off woody ends of asparagus. Rinse and drain.Place in a steamer basket in a large skillet. Add enough water to come just below the bottom of the basket. Bring to a boil. Place asparagus evenly in steamer basket. Cover. Steam for 2 minutes.Transfer asparagus to a small baking pan. Top with cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Broil4 inches from heat for 1 minute or until cheese melts. Top with grated lemon peel.

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