How Do You Cook Fresh Asparagus?

How Do You Cook Fresh Asparagus?

How Do You Cook Fresh Asparagus?

Fresh asparagus can be cooked in many ways such as boiling, steaming and grilling. To grill asparagus, trim 1 pound and lightly toss the spears with olive oil, salt and pepper. Grill the asparagus over high heat for 2-3 minutes or until desired tenderness has been reached.

A recipe for baking asparagus is as follows: Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large bowl, toss 1 bunch of asparagus with 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Sprinkle 1 1/2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, 1 clove minced garlic, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and 1 teaspoon sea salt. Place on a baking sheet and bake until tender (12-15 minutes). Add a squeeze of fresh lemon.