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Mediterrean Asparagus

February 5, 2012

1 T. butter 

1/4 cup slivered almonds

Add butter and almonds to a hot saute pan – roast lightly.

2 T. crushed pistachios

1 T. coarsely chopped sun-dried tomatoes

1 tsp. minced garlic

Add pistachios, tomatoes and garlic.  Saute 1 minute.

2 T. marsala wine

Add marsala wine to medium hot pan.  Mix and saute 2 minutes.

Reduce heat to low/medium.

2 T.  kalamata olives, chopped in half

Add olives.  Saute for 3 – 4 minutes.

1/2 – 1 bunch of asparagus – with ends snapped off

1 T. butter

dash of pepper

Add asparagus, 1 additional T. of butter and pepper.  Stir together, cover, reduce heat to low. Simmer 4 – 5 minutes.  Stir and simmer an additional 4 minutes (or desired wellness of asparagus is reached.)

Top with sprinkles of feta cheese

Recipe Source:  Ken A.

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