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slow cooker asparagus on white plate with lemon slices

Slow Cooker Asparagus

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 90 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: side
  • Method: slow cooker
  • Cuisine: American


Slow cooker asparagus is an easy way to prepare this tasty veggie for holiday meals or to feed a crowd - just set it and forget it!


  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lemon, sliced


  1. Trim ends of asparagus and place in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Mix lemon juice, water, garlic, salt, and pepper in a small bowl or measuring cup. Pour mixture over the asparagus.
  3. Top with lemon slices.
  4. Cook on low for 1 1/2-2 hours. (see note below)


Check for doneness after 1 1/2 hours. Asparagus may require up to 2 hours depending on thickness of the stems.

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