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Sauteed asparagus with butter, garlic and herbs in a skillet.

Sauteed Asparagus

This sauteed asparagus is tender asparagus stalks cooked in butter, garlic and an assortment of herbs. A ten minute side dish that pairs perfectly with chicken, fish, pasta and seafood.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic asparagus, sauteed asparagus
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 101kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lb asparagus stalks trimmed and cut into 1-2 inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped parsley can also use green onions or fresh dill


  • Melt the butter in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Add the asparagus and cook for 3-4 minutes or until just tender.
  • Stir in the garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook for 1-2 more minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.


Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 368mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1120IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.6mg