Sauteed Asparagus Recipe With Lemon And Garlic
Learn how to saute asparagus perfectly, thanks to this simple sauteed asparagus recipe with garlic and lemon! Just 5 basic ingredients + 10 minutes start to finish.
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- 1 tbsp Olive oil
- 1 lb Asparagus (trimmed)
- 1/4 tsp Sea salt
- 1/4 tsp Black pepper
- 2 tbsp Butter (or more oil for dairy-free)
- 3 cloves Garlic (minced)
- 2 tsp Lemon zest
Heat olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the asparagus. Season with salt and pepper.
Saute for 3-5 minutes, until asparagus turns bright green but is still slightly crisp.
Make a well in the center of the pan, add the butter and let it melt. Add the minced garlic and lemon zest to the butter. Saute for about 1 minute without stirring, until garlic is fragrant.
Stir the asparagus with the garlic butter. Continue to saute for 1-2 minutes, or until the asparagus is done to your liking.
Serving size: 3-4 asparagus spears, or 1/4 entire recipe
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