Garlic Asparagus

Everything about asparagus screams summer…the color, how light it is when you eat it and the actual name a-s-p-a-r-a-g-u-s.

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This is one of my favorite ways to eat this super healthy veggie.

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If I can ever avoid salt I make sure to do so and use lemons every chance I get.

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The combination of the all the ingredients helps the asparagus bring out its flavor without it taking over and becoming too overwhelming.

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Garlic Asparagus

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1.  Wash the asparagus and set aside.

  2. In a skillet add wine, minced garlic, olive oil, 1 juice of lemon, and black pepper. Add washed asparagus and cover lid of skillet. Let simmer on low for about 15-20 minutes or until the asparagus are tender. Serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.

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