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Asparagus with Feta and Oregano

Prep time 2 mins
Cook time 4 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/4 of asparagus spears)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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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