pan seared lemon asparagus


Asparagus and lemon is a marriage made in heaven.
What is also made in heaven, you ask? Easy side dishes!
This is so easy and fast you don’t even have to think about it.

1.5 lb asparagus (bottom 2 inches trimmed)
Lemon zest

In a bowl, toss your trimmed asparagus with about 1/4 cup oil
Sprinkle on salt
Zest one lemon
Sprinkle pepper
Toss around until evenly coated
Heat a grill pan
Place the seasoned and oil asparagus in the pan
Cook for a few minutes on each side
The goal is just to blister the skin, it will make them tender