Recipe: Garlic Butter Sauteed Asparagus



Recipe modified from
Serves 2-3 – less than $2 a serving!


  • 1/2lb asparagus (about 20 stalks) – ask slack tomorrow
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • Squirts of lemon juice, optional – $.50 a lemon


  1. Cut the bottom part of the asparagus stems, about 1/2 inch.
  2. Heat up a skillet on medium heat and add the melted butter. Saute the garlic until slightly browned before adding the asparagus. Toss with a spatula to combine well with the garlic.
  3. Add salt and ground black pepper, to taste. Add a squirt or two lemon juice, if using. Once the asparagus becomes tender and just cooked, remove from heat and serve immediately.

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