Pan-Fried Asparagus

Pan-Fried Asparagus

Side Dish Vegetables Asparagus

This garlic asparagus dish is a Northern Italian side dish. My family loves it! Even the kids!

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 188
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 25m


  • 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


  • 1   Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the olive oil, salt, and pepper. Cook garlic in butter for a minute, but do not brown. Add asparagus, and cook for 10 minutes, turning asparagus to ensure even cooking.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 18.4g 28%
    Saturated Fat 8.0g  
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 525mg 21%
Potassium 247mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 5.2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
Protein 2.8g 6%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 1213IU  
Vitamin C 7mg  
Calcium 36mg  
Iron 8mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 24mg  
Folate 60mcg