Pan-Fried Minty Asparagus Recipe

Pan-Fried Minty Asparagus Recipe

How To Make Pan-Fried Minty Asparagus

This pan-fried asparagus recipe adds a lingering twist to your favorite greens with hints of fresh mint and zesty lemon juice for more refreshing tones.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 1lbasparagus,fresh, trimmed and cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 2tbspmint,fresh, chopped
  • ½lemon
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste


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

  2. When oil is hot, arrange asparagus evenly over the bottom of the pan. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir once. Continue cooking, stirring as needed, until bright green and tender, 6 to 8 minutes.

  3. Stir in mint, cook for about 30 seconds, and remove from heat. Squeeze lemon juice over asparagus and season with salt and pepper.

  4. Serve warm and enjoy.


  • Calories: 86.69kcal
  • Fat: 6.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.99g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.57g
  • Fiber: 2.88g
  • Sugar: 2.32g
  • Protein: 2.71g
  • Sodium: 303.80mg
  • Calcium: 36.76mg
  • Potassium: 257.44mg
  • Iron: 2.89mg
  • Vitamin A: 49.05µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.57mg
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