Asparagus with Toasted Pine Nuts & Lemon Vinaigrette

Asparagus With Toasted Pine Nuts & Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

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Ingredients

1 lb
fresh asparagus
3 Tbsp
pine nuts
1/4 c
olive oil
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1
garlic clove, crushed
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
basil, dried
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
1
freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Asparagus with Toasted Pine Nuts & Lemon Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  • 1Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
  • 2Remove scales from stalks with knife or vegetable peeler, if desired.
  • 3Place spears in a steaming rack over boiling water; cover and steam 4-5 minutes or until spears are crisp-tender.
  • 4Transfer to a serving platter.
  • 5Sautee pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat 2-3 minutes, until browned.
  • 6Set aside.
  • 7Combine olive oil and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir with a wire whisk to blend.
  • 8Cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly.
  • 9Pour over asparagus.
  • 10Sprinkle with pine nuts.
  • 11Let stand to room temperature before serving.

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About Asparagus with Toasted Pine Nuts & Lemon Vinaigrette

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy