Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Fried Capers
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Add a good handful (about 1 cup) of halved grape or cherry tomatoes to the skillet after the asparagus has cooked for 3 minutes.
uncooked asparagus1 pound(s), trimmed
olive oil2 tsp
capers2 Tbsp, drained and patted dry
pine nuts1 Tbsp, toasted
lemon(s)½ medium, thinly sliced
- 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.
- Heat the oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add the capers and cook, stirring, until crispy, about 2 minutes.
- 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.