Lemon Garlic Asparagus Recipe

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Edna November 20, 2020
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How To Make Lemon Garlic Asparagus

This lemon garlic asparagus recipe is full of Mediterranean flavors. It also has generous portions of feta and tomatoes, and extremely quick to make too!

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

Ingredients

  • 4tbspolive oil
  • 2tbsplemon juicefreshly squeezed
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbspfresh parsleychopped
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • 2tspgarlicminced
  • 1tspsalt
  • cracked pepperto taste
  • 1lbasparagus spearswoody ends removed

For Serving:

  • ½cupgrape tomatoeshalved
  • ½cupfeta cheesecrumbled
  • Lemon wedgesto serve

Instructions

Oven Method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Lightly grease a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking oil spray. Arrange asparagus on the sheet in a single layer.

  3. Whisk together oil, juice, vinegar, herbs, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour half over the asparagus and toss to evenly coat.

  4. Roast for 8 to 10 minutes or until the asparagus is crisp on the outside and tender in the center.

  5. Top asparagus with the tomatoes and feta cheese. Drizzle with remaining lemon dressing. Serve with lemon wedges.

Stove-Top Method:

  1. Toss asparagus in half of the dressing and pan fry over medium heat, while tossing occasionally, until cooked to desired doneness. This should take about 8 minutes.

  2. Drizzle with the remaining sauce and top with the feta and tomatoes.

  3. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 204.39kcal
  • Fat: 17.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.74g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.27g
  • Fiber: 3.17g
  • Sugar: 3.88g
  • Protein: 5.66g
  • Cholesterol: 16.69mg
  • Sodium: 439.62mg
  • Calcium: 135.00mg
  • Potassium: 333.29mg
  • Iron: 2.98mg
  • Vitamin A: 80.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.73mg
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