Pan-Fried Asparagus with Onions

Pan-Fried Asparagus with Onions

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Laurie Brenner 0

"Everyone that I make this for absolutely loves it! The onions are a great flavor contrast to the asparagus. This vegetable dish pairs as a great side with everything...fish, meat, chicken, or pasta."
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Ingredients

16 m servings 78 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 78 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 126 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook and stir asparagus in melted butter until bright green, but still firm, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Stir 1 tablespoon butter and onion into asparagus; sprinkle with onion salt.
  4. Cook and stir until onion is slightly browned and asparagus are tender, 3 to 5 minutes.

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Most helpful positive review

This is a perfectly simple method to prepare asparagus. You can never go wrong w/butter and the onions add a nice touch. We paired these with grilled delmonico steaks and it was a marriage mad...

Most helpful critical review

I really didn't care much for this technique of making asparagus. I normally broil or grill them. I found the asparagus to be too greasy and not much flavor was imparted by the onion or seasonin...

This is a perfectly simple method to prepare asparagus. You can never go wrong w/butter and the onions add a nice touch. We paired these with grilled delmonico steaks and it was a marriage mad...

Awesome:) I subbed EVOO for the butter and sea salt for the onion (didn't have any). Simple and delicious, thanks for the recipe:)

Absolutely delicious!!

Very good, basic recipe - easy to make and goes with everything!

I have never tried this with onion salt, but I won't eat asparagus any other way than pan fried in butter. It is soo yummy. I like to leave it tender crisp, or I like to cook it until the ends ...

Five star for a very good quick and easy basic recipe! I wasn't in the mood for the butter flavor so used extra virgin olive oil instead. Also, used a sweet red onion because that's what I had o...

We absolutely loved this simple recipe. The only change I made was that I doubled the onions. I will definitely make this dish many times.

This quick and easy recipe earned me RAVE reviews! I used 1 tbsp. of olive oil instead of the second tbsp. of butter because of the high heat, and accidentally let the asparagus and onions go lo...

Have tried many times and we both love. I have added a little garlic sometimes. Awsome!