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Garlic Asparagus

You can make impeccable garlic asparagus, with the perfect amount of crunch and flavor. It's a very quick and easy side - ready in less than 20 minutes. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 64kcal
Author Dina from SimplyHomeCooked.com


  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Rinse the asparagus with cold water. Snap off the bottom of each asparagus spear and discard the ends.
  • In a pot of boiling water, blanch the asparagus for about 2 minutes. Then pour the hot water out to prevent the asparagus from cooking any further.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and stir in the minced garlic for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the blanched asparagus to skillet and cook until tender.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.


Calories: 64kcal | Fat: 7g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg