Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the olive oil, salt, and pepper. Cook garlic in butter for a minute, but do not brown. Add asparagus, and cook for 10 minutes, turning asparagus to ensure even cooking.

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