We’re keeping it simple with this delicious steamed asparagus recipe. Whether you want a vegetable to accompany a sous vide protein or simple would like a side of asparagus, this recipe is for you. Note that we tested this recipe with fairly wide spears; thinner asparagus spears may require less steaming time. 

Easy Steamed Asparagus

Please always check your food to ensure your food has been cooked to safe serving temperatures. Please see our guide here for recommended FDA Time & Temperatures.
  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: 30 minutes
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  • 1 small bunch asparagus
  • 2 lemon wedges


1) Pour ½ cup water into a Suvie pan and then set a Suvie roasting rack inside the pan. Arrange asparagus spears on top of the rack. Place pan in the top zone of Suvie, input settings and cook now.

Suvie Cook Settings

Bottom Zone: None

Top Zone: Steam for 20 minutes 

2) Remove asparagus from Suvie and transfer to a serving platter. Season with salt and pepper to taste and a squeeze of lemon. 


Nutritional Information per serving (2 servings per recipe): Calories 25, Total Fat 0g, Total Carbohydrates 4g, Total Sodium 290mg, Total Protein 2g.

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1 year ago

Is the steam function enabled for 3.0?

7 months ago

Why do I set the unused part of the oven to Sous Vide at 120 instead of OFF? Related to that question, can I roast something in the bottom while steaming the asparagus in the upper?