Sasha’s asparagus

Sasha's asparagus
Sasha’s asparagus

A big thank you to Alexandra Balakireva for this recipe, which adds a little pizzazz to this delicious vegetable.


  • Bunch of asparagus spears, snapped to leave the non-woody part
  • Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • Salt


  • Heat the oil in a frying pan.
  • Sprinkle in the sugar and add a pinch of salt.
  • Sauté the asparagus spears until they start to go a little brown.
  • Add water to half-cover the asparagus.
  • Put the lid on the pan and leave to simmer for 5 minutes or so, until the asparagus spears start to go soft.
  • Serve.

Delicious with Grilled salmon and crushed Chilote potatoes.

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