Go Back
+ servings
Garlic Parmesan Sauteed Asparagus on white oval plate with extra cheese on top
Print Recipe Pin Recipe
No ratings yet

Garlic Parmesan Sauteed Asparagus

Garlic Parmesan Sauteed Asparagus is a quick and easy side dish that will pair well with any protein. This healthy asparagus recipe is a simple and satisfying way to get your veggies in!
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Garlic parmesan sauteed asparagus
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Heather


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 bunches asparagus, washed & trimmed, around 1½-2 pounds before trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic, about 6 cloves
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • ¼ cup water
  • salt and pepper


  • In a large skillet with deep sides, melt butter and olive oil together over medium-low heat.
  • Add the asparagus and saute for 2-3 minutes, tossing with tongs a couple times.
  • Add the garlic, salt and pepper. Saute for another minute or two until the garlic is fragrant.
  • Reduce heat to low and add the water.
  • For thick asparagus stalks, cover pan and simmer for 5 minutes until the asparagus is bright green and tender.
  • For thin asparagus, simmer uncovered for 5 minutes or less until the asparagus is bright green and tender.
  • Remove from heat and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Let sit a few minutes to allow cheese to melt a bit.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 317mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1316IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 3mg
Tried this recipe?Please rate the recipe, leave a comment and tell me how much you loved it!
Share the Recipe!Please share it and tag @heathershomemadekitchen and use #heathershomemadekitchen!