Garlic Parmesan Sauteed Asparagus with olive oil, garlic and Italian seasoning—this easy asparagus recipe is so fresh and takes 10 minutes to be ready.
Sauté these young and crunchy asparagus in a pan over the stove with olive oil, garlic, Italian seasoning and some Parmesan cheese. However, you can skip the cheese part and turn this dish vegan. The choice is yours.
The garlic Parmesan sauteed asparagus recipe is quick and simple and takes 10 minutes to prepare.
As a matter of fact, asparagus are extremely healthy and probably rank in the top 10 healthiest vegetables. They are loaded with vitamins, fibers and minerals. However, they are also very low in calories.
It is important not to over cook them becasue you want asparagus to retain their health benefits.
This easy recipe calls for only five ingredients: asparagus, olive oil, minced garlic, Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese.
how to cook asparagus
Asparagus are very easy to cook, especially the young thin type. All you have to do is trim off the bottom part of the stems and cook to your liking.
Asparagus are also a very versatile vegetable that you can cook in various ways. You can grill, bake in oven, boil, or even sauté them in pan over the stove.
Cooking asparagus takes only a few minutes from start to finish.
what to serve asparagus with
how to saute asparagus
First, heat up the skillet with some olive oil and then throw your trimmed asparagus in.
Next, sauté for 4–5 minutes before you add the minced garlic, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. Cook for another 2–3 minutes and turn off the heat. Finally, add the cheese on top and serve immediately.
Please refer to the recipe card below for detailed step–by–step method on how to cook asparagus in a skillet, on the stove.
- 10oz young asparagus
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
- Cut the bottom part of the asparagus stems, about 1–2 inches.
- In a skillet over medium heat, heat up olive oil and sauté the asparagus for 5 minutes. Add minced garlic and cook for another 3 minutes. Toss occasionally to cook from all sides.
- Add Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; mix and turn off heat. Add cheese and serve immediately.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 183Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 270mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g