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Pan-Fried Asparagus with Onions

Laurie Brenner

"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
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 78 calories; 5.9 g fat; 5.4 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 15 mg cholesterol; 126 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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...

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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...

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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!!

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...

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.

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