Spice up seasonal asparagus with red pepper flakes for a versatile side dish.

Recipe by Real Simple April 2002

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Credit: Wendell Webber

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the asparagus and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until just tender. Drain.Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Sauté the garlic cloves until softened but not browned. Add the asparagus and sprinkle with salt and red pepper flakes. Sauté 2 to 3 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

calcium 17mg; 45 calories; calories from fat 1%; carbohydrates 3g; fat 4g; fiber 1g; iron 1mg; protein 1mg; saturated fat 1g; sodium 8mg.
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