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Fresh asparagus spears sauteed with olive oil, butter, garlic, and simple seasonings. Light, fresh, and easy. Ready to serve in just 10-minutes.

Pan Fried Asparagus

Tender spears sauteed with olive oil, butter, garlic, and simple seasonings. Light, fresh, and easy in just 10-minutes.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, side dish, vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 76kcal
Author: Holly Gray

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 1 bunch asparagus trimmed
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil and butter to a medium-size skillet over medium-high heat. When the butter is melted, add the asparagus.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes (exact time will vary depending on the thickness of your stalks), turning frequently until crisp-tender.
  • Turn the heat down to low. Add the garlic and continue cooking for 1 minute.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 991IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg
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