Delicious Recipes

Sauteed Asparagus with Olives and Basil

Posted on: 28/01/2015

Sauteed Asparagus with Olives and Basil.fw

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 10 min

Yield: 4 servings

Level: Easy


2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 to 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 pounds medium asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces at an angle

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

3 tablespoons pitted kalamata olives, slivered

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the asparagus, 1/4 teaspoon salt and some pepper and cook, stirring, until the asparagus is bright green and crisp-tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the olives, basil and 1/4 teaspoon salt and toss well. Serve.


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