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4 servings


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Asparagus with Roasted Garlic Sauce

Ingredients

  • ½ head roasted garlic
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • salt to taste
  • 1 lb. asparagus

Method

Lightly toast the walnuts. The easiest way to do this is to put them in the oven with the garlic during the last 5 minutes that it's roasting. When they're hot but not burning, remove them from the oven and grind them in a food processor (or mash them to a paste in a mortar and pestle). Add half a head of roasted garlic, the lemon juice, and the water and continue to puree. Add salt to taste.

Prepare the asparagus by snapping off the tough ends (just hold a spear at the bottom and in the middle, and it should snap off in the right spot). Steam them lightly for 3 minutes or until they are bright green and just starting to become tender. Place them in a serving dish, and toss them with the roasted garlic sauce. Serve, trying not to fight over the last spear on the plate!

Categories

asparagus, garlic, lemon, roasted, walnuts

Keywords

roasted garlic walnuts asparagus lemon