Sauteed Asparagus With Dijon Vinaigrette

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

from Martha Stewart Living, June 2008. Tip from recipe: if using thick asparagus spears, halve them lengthwise before sauteing to ensure quick and even cooking. Tools needed: whisk, medium bowl, large skillet, mixing spoon, and serving dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make vinaigrette, whisk together mustard, vinegar, and 1 tablespoon oil in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus, and season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring frequently, until asparagus are just tender, 10-12 minutes. (If the spears begin to brown, reduce heat to low.).
  3. Transfer aspargus to serving dish. Drizzle with the vinaigrette, toss, and serve immediately.
Most Helpful

My asparagus turned out wonderfully crisp-tender in the specified cooking time. Loved the dijon vinaigrette! This recipe is so easy and quick to make, it has to be a do-again recipe!!

breezermom February 26, 2013