Give a little twisty for this common side dish. Sautéed or baked!
preparation time: 15-20 minutes
1 bunch fresh asparagus
1 tbs. olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced or crushed
salt and black pepper to taste
1 – In a skillet, heat the olive oil and add asparagus and garlic.
2 – Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir and cover the pan.
3 – Stirring occasionally, cook until asparagus are al dente (about 10 minutes), or cooked to your taste.
1 – Line a baking pan with foil and preheat oven to 350° F.
2 – Add asparagus, salt, pepper, olive oil, and garlic. Mix well.
3 – Bake for 15 minutes or until tender to your taste.
Tips and Options:
- If the pan gets too dry, add 1 tbs water during cooking.
- Substitute olive oil for 1 tbs. butter.
- Spice up the dish by putting other vegetables cut into long strips: carrots, sweet potatoes, hearts of palm, yellow carrots.