Skillet Asparagus with Caramelized Onions
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Serves: 6-8
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 small spring onions (1 small sweet onion works as well)
  • 3 Tbsp butter (coconut oil for a vegan option)
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  1. Slice onion into very thin strips.
  2. Heat skillet over medium heat and add butter (or coconut oil).
  3. Once melted and sizzling add onions and cook until caramelized (softened). About 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, cut ends off of asparagus and cut in half.
  5. Place asparagus halves in skillet with caramelized onions and place a lid on top.
  6. Continue cooking until asparagus are slightly tender.
  7. Place in serving bowl and top with slivered almonds, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  8. Enjoy!
Recipe by Simple Roots at