Your Guide to the Farmer's Market
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp water
1 clove garlic, peeled and cut in half
1 lemon, juiced
salt and pepper to taste
shaved Parmesan cheese (optional)
Add the asparagus, olive oil, water and garlic to a large saute' pan with a lid. Cook uncovered for about two minutes or until most of the water is gone. Toss the asparagus before covering and cooking for one minute. Cover again and cook for five minutes. Asparagus may brown in some spots. Remove the garlic, toss in the lemon juice and add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with Parmesan if desired.