Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 6 mins

I love this recipe because it is simple, quick and tasty. The asparagus is tender/crisp. WE have also used feta cheese either with or without the parm cheese to twist the flavor a little- great! Since we are on a low carb diet this recipe really brightens up our menu.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium fry pan (preferably non stick), heat oil and butter on med-high heat. Place asparagus in pan trying to get in a single layer so all can cook evenly. Season with the salt and pepper (adjusting to taste), cover with a lid to help "steam" the asparagus for about 5-6 minutes, tossing occasionally with tongs.
  2. When done to your likeness of crisp or tender, toss in the parmesan cheese and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

I have never cooked asparagus before or even really liked it, but my boyfriend loves it, so I agreed to cook it. This recipe is awesome and so easy. I will be cooking and eating asparagus again.

ktkate April 04, 2010

Very good, very tasty!! I will be making this again often, thanks for posting.

Derf March 15, 2010

Yum! I had no idea I liked asparagus until I tried this recipe. Thank you so much for sharing it. I like my asparagus pretty soft so I double the cooking time and add a little bit of cold water to the pot about half way through to complete the steaming. Love this! :)

Deanna Kyre February 05, 2008

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