Awesome Asparagus

Awesome Asparagus Recipe

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J. White Harris


This recipe works for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner.

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
15 Min
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4 bunch
asparagus, trimed, tied 6-8 spears each
1 c
pecorino or parmesan cheese, grated
lemon, juiced
extra virgin olive oil
fresh ground black pepper
4 large
eggs, poached
fresh mint, chopped - for garnish

How to Make Awesome Asparagus


  • 1Make the sauce. Whisk the lemon juice into the grated cheese and drizzle in enough olive oil to make a creamy dressing, set aside.
  • 2Poach four eggs.
  • 3Meanwhile, cook the asparagus bundles in boiling
    salted water until just tender (3 to 4 minutes).
  • 4Remove the string and place an asparagus bundle on each of 4 plates. Drizzle with the cheese sauce. Place a poached egg on top of each asparagus bundle. Sprinkle with fresh chopped mint and drizzle the plate with some additional olive oil and freshly cracked black pepper. Serve immediately.

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About Awesome Asparagus

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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