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Easy Asparagus Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Easy Asparagus

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"Asparagus cooked right in the frying pan, drizzled with an onion-wine glaze and parmesan cheese."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Mix in onion and garlic, and season with salt, pepper, and lemon pepper. Cook and stir until tender. Place asparagus in the skillet, and cook 8 minutes, turning occasionally to coat with seasonings. Sprinkle wine into the skillet, and scrape up any browned bits.
  2. Transfer asparagus to a shallow dish. Drizzle with remaining mixture in skillet, and dust evenly with Parmesan cheese and crushed whole wheat crackers.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 18, 2006

Loved this. I left out the cracker crumbs, did not see a need for it. I used a little chicken broth and just a spray of olive oil to cut down the fat as much as possible. The red onion in the recipe was a nice touch!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 29, 2011

Made this and liked it but need fresh ingredients and possibly try adding more cheese and triskits,

Sep 21, 2007

I have never made asparagus before, but had a taste for it, picked some up on the way home and found this recipe. I had all most of the ingredients at home already and it was really very good. Of course every cook add their own touch. I cut the stalks in half and then cut them again to open them up lengthwise. I used a white onion, (that was what I had on hand) and instead of a white wine, I had to use this delicious garlic vinaigrette - It was delicious. If you like your asparagus more tender than crunchy, like me, reduce the heat some and cover it. I shook the asparagus around frequently in the skillet with the lid on to make sure the seasoning were coating well. I added a bit more seasoning in the cooking process, salt, pepper and lemon pepper. Turned out great! Can't wait to make it again.

May 17, 2006

I think this is the tastiest asparagus I've ever had! I really enjoyed it. It was so good. I don't use wine so I used a mix of balsamic vinegar and apple juice. Sounds wierd, but it was really yummy. The parmesan cheese went so well with the carmelized onions. I omitted the crackers, I think that would have taken away from this dish. Served with lemon/garlic roasted chicken.

Apr 12, 2007

Very simple side dish to make; it really only takes 20 minutes! I recommend using 1/2 to 3/4 recommended amount of oil (otherwise the dish is too oily). The browned onions are very tasty! And parmesan cheese makes the dish delish. :) Will make again.

Jun 06, 2007

i also omitted the crackers and it was excellent. i enjoy a "softer" stalk so i left on a little longer. great combination of carmelized onions and asparagus. this is a must try!

Mar 07, 2012

Very good! I've made it exactly like it said and I've also skipped the crackers and wine and it's still tasty.

Dec 05, 2005

This was the easiset way I've ever tried for asparagus. The asparagus came out tender and the addition of the red onion was just perfect.


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  • Calories
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 8.1 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 2.2 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 178 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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