Sautéed Asparagus With Spinach
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A simple and healthy mediterranean diet friendly side: Sautéed Asparagus With Spinach
Recipe type: greek
Cuisine: side
Serves: 2-3
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 bunch asparagus, ends removed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 3 cups packed spinach
  • ⅛ tsp marjoram
  • ⅛ tsp thyme
  • ¼ of a lemon, juiced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. In a medium skilled over medium heat, add olive oil.
  2. Add asparagus and top with a little salt. Mix well to evenly coat asparagus with oil.
  3. Add water, spinach, and remaining ingredients, mix well.
  4. Cover and steam for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Remove lid, mix and re-cover.
  6. Cook the sautéed asparagus with spinach another 3-5 minutes, or until asparagus is to your liking (firm or soft).
  7. Once done, remove from heat, plate and serve the sautéed asparagus with spinach hot.
Feel free to alter the herbs to the ones you like!
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at