Sauteed Asparagus With Dijon Vinaigrette

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by KimmieCat1

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.

Top Review by breezermom

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!!

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.

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