Pan-Fried Asparagus

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Pan-Fried Asparagus with garlic is a simple, yet tasty side dish! The fleshy green spears of asparagus are both succulent and tender and have been considered a delicacy since ancient times. Asparagus can be enjoyed as a healthy addition to a balanced diet.

This delicious Pan-Fried Asparagus with garlic dish is a Northern Italian favorite side dish. It is an excellent, healthy side dish for any protein. Quick, delicious, and so easy – this pan fried asparagus is simple and fresh! You can also add other seasonings or ingredients such as garlic or lemon juice for added flavor. Enjoy the asparagus as a side dish or add it to other dishes such as omelets or pasta dishes.

Serve this pan-fried asparagus with a delicious Turkey Meatloaf and some Super-Moist & Creamy Mashed Potatoes. Looking for more great garlic recipes? Check out this recipe roundup for Why We Love Garlic (And You Should, Too!).

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Pan-Fried Asparagus

Pan-Fried Asparagus

This delicious Pan-Fried Asparagus with garlic dish is a Northern Italian favorite side dish.

  • Author: Kim’s Eatery
  • Prep Time: :05
  • Cook Time: :15
  • Total Time: :25
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed

Instructions

  1. Prepare your asparagus by washing it, and then trimming off the tough ends.
  2. Heat a frying or grill pan with butter on medium-high heat. Add asparagus, salt and pepper and toss to ensure that it is evenly coated. Cook for approximately 12 minutes, until the asparagus is tender and you are able to easily stick a fork through. Add garlic and fry for an additional 60 seconds.
  3. Plate and serve.

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