Asparagus with sweet balsamic dressing - Everything Anna
This gorgeous platter of greens is more simple to make than you can imagine. Less than 10 minutes and you're digging into crunchy, lemony, nutty tasting asparagus. Perfect with eggs–With the taste of eggs benny but without the calories. Delicious!
Food Styling Mari Loewen. Recipe Marisa Curatolo. Photography Cory Aronec.

Food Styling Mari Loewen. Recipe Marisa Curatolo. Photography Cory Aronec.

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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 12 asparagus spears, trimmed

  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • Lemon zest, to garnish
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Sweet balsamic dressing

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons honey

Preparation

For dressing, whisk together oil, vinegar and honey in small bowl.

In large saucepan of boiling salted water, blanch asparagus for 4 minutes. Drain and refresh under cold water. Pat dry. To serve, arrange asparagus on platter. Drizzle with dressing; sprinkle with pine nuts and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper.