Minty asparagus


    Pan-fried asparagus with a little lemon and mint. Yum! Serve as a side dish or toss with pasta with some extra lemon juice, olive oil and mint for an easy vegetarian supper.


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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 bunch asparagus, about 500g, trimmed
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons minced mint
    • 1/2 lemon
    • salt and pepper

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Cut asparagus into 6 to 10cm pieces.
    2. Heat olive oil in a large, shallow pan over medium heat. When oil is hot, arrange asparagus evenly over the bottom of the pan. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, and then stir. Continue cooking, stirring as needed until bright green and tender.
    3. Stir in mint, cook for about 30 seconds, and then remove from heat. Squeeze lemon juice over asparagus and season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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