Microwave Steamed Asparagus

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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4 to 6 large asparagus, trimmed

1 tablespoon olive oil 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon 

Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano, for topping 


  1. Put the asparagus in a microwave-safe dish and sprinkle with the olive oil and 1 tablespoon water, season with salt and pepper and top with the tarragon. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and seal well. Microwave for 2 minutes. Top with freshly shaved Parmesan and serve immediately.