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Sauteed Asparagus


4 people


8 minutes


Garlic Butter Sauteed Asparagus - easy and healthy asparagus recipe that takes only 10 mins from prep to dinner table. Quick, fresh, and delicious!


– 10 oz. (300 g) young asparagus – 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted – 3 cloves garlic, minced – salt, to taste – 3 dashes ground black pepper – lemon juice, optional

Step 1

 Cut the bottom part of the asparagus stems, about 1-2 inches.

Step 2

Heat up a skillet on medium heat and add the melted butter. Saute the garlic until slightly browned before adding the asparagus. Toss with a spatula to combine well with the garlic.

Step 3

Add salt and ground black pepper. Add a squirt or two lemon juice, if using. Once the asparagus becomes tender and just cooked, remove from heat and serve immediately. DO NOT overcook the asparagus.

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