Asparagus with Feta and Oregano

Try this easy 4-ingredient side dish when you need a quick veggie side.  The flavors of fresh oregano and feta cheese pair well with the fresh asparagus.


4 servings (serving size: 1/4 of asparagus spears)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 2 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 40
Caloriesfromfat 45 %
Fat 2 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 2.7 g
Carbohydrate 3.1 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 222 mg
Calcium 35 mg


1 cup water
1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese


1. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a large nonstick skillet; add asparagus. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 4 to 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Drain well; place on a serving platter. Drizzle oil over asparagus. Sprinkle with oregano and salt; toss well. Sprinkle with cheese.


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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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