Minty Asparagus


Posted: August 12

Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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You can never go wrong with adding veggies into your meal, but why not make them special? Minty Asparagus is healthy, sure, but it’s also packed with flavor! Mint, lemon, olive oil, salt, and pepper take asparagus from a regular old garden veggie to a scrumptious side dish that you’ll truly enjoy. Minty Asparagus will pair perfectly with any entree of your choice, and it’s sure to wow your tastebuds!


Ingredients

• 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 3-inch pieces • 2 tablespoons mint, chopped • 1/2 lemon, juiced • salt, to taste • ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

Step 1

Heat the olive oil in a large, shallow pan over medium heat.

Step 2

When the oil is hot, arrange the asparagus evenly over the bottom of the pan.

Step 3

Cook for 2-3 minutes, and stir once.

Step 4

Continue cooking, stirring as needed, until the asparagus is bright green and tender, about 6-8 minutes.

Step 5

Stir in the mint and cooking until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Step 6

Remove the pan from the heat.

Step 7

Squeeze lemon juice over the asparagus.

Step 8

Season the asparagus with salt and pepper.

Step 9

Serve!


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