Asparagus with Asiago

chopped sauteed asparagus with cheese
Prep Time: 
15 minutes
Number of Servings: 
4 servings


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 or 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 12 lbs asparagus, trimmed and chopped
  • 13 cup shredded Asiago cheese


  1. Heat olive oil in a saute pan with a clear lid over medium heat. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  2. Stir in asparagus and increase heat to medium-high.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons water, cover, and steam one minute, or until asparagus is bright green and just tender.
  4. Remove from heat, stir once more and then sprinkle Asiago over the top.
  5. Replace the lid to melt the cheese and keep dish warm until serving.


  • To make this dish extra-special, saute 13 cup fresh breadcrumbs of your choice with a tablespoon of olive oil until they’re golden brown and crispy. Mix into the asparagus just before step 5.
Nutrition Info: 
115 Calories, 5 g Protein, 5 g Carbohydrates, .5 g Fiber, 9 g Total fat, 140 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin C, ★★★★ Vitamin A, Folate


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