Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Fried Capers

1
Total Time
8 min
Prep
3 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Add a good handful (about 1 cup) of halved grape or cherry tomatoes to the skillet after the asparagus has cooked for 3 minutes.

Ingredients

uncooked asparagus

1 pound(s), trimmed

olive oil

2 tsp

capers

2 Tbsp, drained and patted dry

pine nuts

1 Tbsp, toasted

lemon(s)

½ medium, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the asparagus and cook, shaking the pan occasionally, until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add the capers and cook, stirring, until crispy, about 2 minutes.
  3. Arrange the asparagus on a platter and sprinkle with the capers and pine nuts. Garnish with the lemon slices. Yields about 5 garnished asparagus per serving.

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