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Blackened Leeks with Asparagus

Blackened Leeks with Asparagus

Blackened Leeks with Asparagus is the perfect spring veggie side for your meal!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 129 kcal


  • 4 Leeks Halved
  • 4 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Bunch Asperagus
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic Minced
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice


  • Preheat a large cast iron skillet over high heat until hot.
  • Add leeks to pan and press into the pan to ensure contact. Cook until blackened.
  • Reduce to a medium heat, add vegetable oil and toss to coat. Remove leeks and set aside.
  • Add asparagus and season with salt, pepper and garlic. Cook until bright green and slightly tender. Remove from heat and drizzle with lemon juice. Combine with leeks, then toss to coat seasonings. Enjoy!