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ingredients

* 1 teaspoon butter
* 1 tablespoon olive oil
* 1 clove garlic, minced
* 1 medium shallot, minced
* 1 bunch fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
* 1/4 lime, juiced
* salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. Melt butter with olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic and shallots, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in asparagus spears; cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Squeeze lime over hot asparagus, and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to serving plate, and garnish with lime wedges.