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Lemon-Garlic Asparagus

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 3 ounces asparagus)
Simple, sauteed Lemon-Garlic Asparagus is an easy side dish that adds color and garlicky flavor to your meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 pound trimmed asparagus
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 45
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • sodium 63 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add asparagus; sauté 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add minced garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice, pepper, and salt; toss to coat.