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Asparagus and Shallots

The combination of these two popular vegetables will enhance any dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Vegetable
Keyword asparagus and shallots
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 101kcal



Only 4 Ingredients

  • 3 shallots (chopped into chunks)
  • 1 pound asparagus (chopped into 2 - 3 inch pieces)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste (2 cloves crushed)


  • Heat pan on medium and add oil once it heats up
  • Add shallots and sauté for 6 minutes
  • Add asparagus and garlic and sauté for another 6 minutes
  • Plate with a main dish
  • Eat
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


Helpful tips
  • A good way to make sure the woody part of the asparagus is removed, is to break it off with your hands. Here's how I do it: I hold my two hands close to the ends of the asparagus and apply pressure. The woody part should snap off easily from the good part of the asparagus.
  • I do cut the rest of the asparagus in 2 - 3 inch pieces.
  • If you don't have shallots, a good alternative is vidalia onions since they are sweet. Use a large onion or two small to medium ones.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2.6mg