Pan Fried Asparagus

Courtesy of Kevin Loughery, Saint John City Market

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 full servings


1/8 to 1/4 cup, Butter (your choice)

2 tablespoons, Olive oil

1 teaspoon, Coarse salt

1/4 teaspoon, Ground black pepper

3 cloves, Garlic, minced

1 pound, Fresh asparagus spears, trimmed

Parmesan cheese to garnish


1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.

2. Stir in the olive oil, salt, and pepper.

3. Cook garlic in butter for a minute, but do not brown.

4. Add asparagus, and cook for 10 minutes, turning asparagus to ensure even cooking.

5. Plate, garnish with parmesan and serve!

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