Lemon asparagus and crunchy greens

Prepare this delicious and well–seasoned vegetable side dish in 15 minutes!

Lemon asparagus and crunchy greens


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 500 g (1 lb) asparagus, trimmed and sliced into 5 cm (2 inch) lengths
  • 125 g (4 oz) snow peas (mangetout), trimmed
  • 4 spring onions (scallions), thinly sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat–leaf parsley


  1. Heat the oil in a wok or large non–stick frying pan over medium–high heat.
  2. Add the asparagus, snow peas, spring onion, salt and pepper, and stir–fry for about 2–3 minutes, or until the vegetables are just tender.
  3. Add the garlic, lemon zest and parsley to the wok and stir–fry for a further 1 minute to combine and heat through.
  4. Serve immediately.

Serves 4
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes


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