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Lemon Garlic Asparagus

Lemon Garlic Asparagus topped feta cheese, tomatoes and drizzled with Mediterranean flavours makes the perfect side dish! Extremely addictive and takes less than 10 minutes to cook! Crispy on the outside, nice and tender on the inside and full of incredible lemon, garlic and herb flavours!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 143kcal
Author: Karina

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • cracked pepper to taste
  • 1 pound (500g) asparagus spears woody ends removed

To Serve:

  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • Lemon wedges to serve

Instructions

Oven Method:

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Lightly grease a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking oil spray. Arrange asparagus on sheet in a single layer.
  • Whisk together oil, juice, vinegar, herbs, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour half over the asparagus and toss to evenly coat.
  • Roast for 8-10 minutes or until the asparagus is crisp on the outside and tender in the centre.
  • Top asparagus with the tomatoes and feta cheese. Drizzle with remaining lemon dressing. Serve with lemon wedges.

Stove Top Method:

  • Toss asparagus in half of the dressing and pan fry over medium heat until cooked to your liking (about 8 minutes while tossing occasionally).
  • Drizzle with the remaining sauce and top with the feta and tomatoes. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 795mg | Potassium: 284mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 13.6mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 2.8mg