Sauteed Asparagus and Peas Recipe

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Bonnie Hernandez Modified: March 25, 2022
Sauteed Asparagus and Peas Recipe

How To Make Sauteed Asparagus and Peas

Celebrate the bounties of spring with this sauteed asparagus and peas recipe. This vibrant side dish is simple but packs a ton of flavor.

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



  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • ¼cupshallots,minced
  • 1bunchthin asparagus spears,ends trimmed, cut into 1½ inch pieces on a diagonal
  • 1cupfrozen peas,thawed
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1tsphoney


  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the shallots and cook, stirring frequently, until soft and translucent.

  2. Add the asparagus, ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Continue cooking over medium-low heat, stirring frequently so the shallots don’t burn, for about 5 minutes or until tender-crisp.

  3. Add the peas and honey and cook about one minute more until the peas are warmed through. Add more salt and pepper to taste.


  • Calories: 95.54kcal
  • Fat: 5.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.69g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.96g
  • Fiber: 2.49g
  • Sugar: 4.45g
  • Protein: 2.71g
  • Cholesterol: 15.26mg
  • Sodium: 188.18mg
  • Calcium: 20.84mg
  • Potassium: 147.72mg
  • Iron: 1.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 93.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.42mg
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