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How To Cook Asparagus On Stove Top

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How To Cook Asparagus On Stove Top

Asparagus is a delicious vegetable that is easy to prepare and can be cooked in a variety of ways. One simple and quick way to cook asparagus is on the stove top. Here’s a guide to cooking asparagus on the stove top.


-1 pound of fresh asparagus
-2 tablespoons of olive oil
-Salt and pepper, to taste


1. Begin by prepping the asparagus. Trim the ends of the asparagus spears (about 1 inch from the bottom) and discard them.

2. Rinse the asparagus spears under cold running water.

3. Place the asparagus spears in a bowl and add the olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss the asparagus to evenly coat with the oil and seasonings.


1. Heat a large skillet or frying pan on the stove top over medium heat.

2. Add the asparagus to the skillet and spread them in an even layer.

3. Cook the asparagus for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4. After 5 minutes, reduce the heat to low and cover the skillet. Cook for an additional 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the asparagus is tender.


Once the asparagus is cooked, remove them from the skillet and serve. Enjoy!

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