Asparagus with Toasted Pine Nuts & Lemon Vinaigrette

Asparagus With Toasted Pine Nuts & Lemon Vinaigrette

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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

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



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