Asparagus Side Dish

Eileen Hineline


I am watching my weight and trying to be healthier and looking for recipes that are easy to make and just simple. This would go perfect with grilled chicken or fish, even steak or alone. I make a lot of grilled chicken!
I know my family will enjoy this one, hope you will too!

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5 Min


20 Min




1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed
2/3 cup water
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
10 grape tomatoes, halved

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine the asparagus and water in a 10 inch skillet and place over medium heat; cover. Allow the asparagus to steam until tender, about 10 minutes; drain. Reduce heat to low and return the skillet to the heat. Drizzle olive oil over the asparagus; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Add the grape tomatoes to the skillet and replace the lid. Allow to sit covered until the cheese melts and the tomatoes are slightly steamed, about 2 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy