Finished asparagus, covered in garlic, served on a rectangular plate.
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Simple Sauteed Asparagus

A flavorful sauteed asparagus recipe made with fresh lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. Creating a delicious vegetable side dish has never been easier!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus recipe, easy side dish, sauteed asparagus, sauteed vegetables, vegetarian recipes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 122kcal
Author: Berly's Kitchen


  • 1 Lb. Asparagus (washed, dried, trimmed)
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice (preferably fresh)
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste


  • Wash and dry the asparagus. Then trim off the bottom third (1/3) to half (1/2) of the stock. It should not be eaten.
  • In a large saute pan, over medium heat, combine the asparagus, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Saute everything for five (5) to six (6) minutes.
  • After that, add the garlic and let the veggies cook for another minute. Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Just before serving, sprinkle the lemon juice over the asparagus and toss them to coat. Serve immediately.



The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients and a serving size of four (4) ounces. Actual calories will vary. The sauteed asparagus can be stored in your fridge for up to three (3) days in a sealed container.


Serving: 4Ounces | Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2.6mg
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