Give a little twisty for this common side dish.servings: 4
time: 15 minutes
1 bunch fresh asparagus
1 tbs. olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced or crushed
salt and black pepper to taste
1 – In a skillet, heat the olive oil and add asparagus and garlic.
2 – Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir and cover the pan.
3 – Stirring occasionally, cook until asparagus are al dente (about 10 minutes), or cooked to your taste.
Tips and Options
- If the pan gets too dry, add 1 tbs water during cooking.
- Substitute olive oil for 1 tbs. butter.
- Spice up the dish by putting other vegetables cut into long strips: carrots, sweet potatoes, hearts of palm, yellow carrots.
Original recipe (in Portuguese): Aspargos ao Alho.