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Spanish Inspired Asparagus With Red Peppers, Onion & Garlic

Spanish Asparagus With Red Peppers, Onion & Garlic

  • Author: Irena Macri | Eat Drink Paleo
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x


  • ½ large onion, finely diced
  • 1 long red pepper or round capsicum/bell pepper, finely diced
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove, finely diced
  • 2 bunches of asparagus spears, hard ends chopped off
  • Salt
  • ½ juice of lemon


  1. Add the onion, peppers, olive oil and salt to a medium frying pan and heat over medium heat. Sauté for 10 minutes, stirring regularly, until the onions and peppers are really soft and slightly caramelized.
  2. Add the garlic and stir through for a minute, turn the heat off and set aside.
  3. In the meantime, bring a pot of water to a boil and add the asparagus. Cook for 2 minutes, then strain and set aside.
  4. Serve the asparagus cold or quickly reheated in the pan, with the onion and pepper mixture spread over the top. This dish can be either hot or cold.

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