How to Make Asparagus with Shallots
- Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
- If asparagus is thick, old or tough, peel bottoms.
- Add asparagus to pan of boiling salted water.
- Boil gently until cooked--bright green and tender--but still firm, about 5 to 8 minutes.
- Remove; drain on towel; put on platter and drizzle with oil, lifting spears to coat.
- Sprinkle with shallots and parsley.
- Salt slightly.