Sautéed Garlic Asparagus


This sautéed asparagus is a simple but tasty twist to regular old asparagus.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped


  1. Melt butter or margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add asparagus spears and garlic; cover and cook until asparagus is tender, 5 to 10 minutes.

  2. If you like your asparagus well done, reduce heat and cook an additional 10 minutes.

    close up view of Sauteed Garlic Asparagus with sauce on top, with grilled salmon in the background

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

102 Calories
9g Fat
5g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 102
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 64mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 241mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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