Seared AsparagusPosted by in Food
Sometimes, particularly in the winter, I get really tired of veggies. There isn’t a huge selection and I feel like I’m making the same things every week. This week I decided to try something a little different. I took a bunch of asparagus and melted 1 tbsp of butter in a saute pan on high. I dropped in about 2 tbsp of chopped pecans. I added the asparagus and let it sit about 3 minutes until it got a not-too-black sear, then turned the pieces and continued doing this until it was al dente and seared on most sides. Then I added 1 tbsp lemon juice to the pan and shaved some Parmesan on top. The result was a crisp, richly flavored veggie that did not taste like the boring and soggy asparagus I sometimes get used to.
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this sound delicious — good for you for experimenting.
I don’t often eat asparagus, but one night while on a work trip to Coconut Grove I chose a grilled vegetable platter at a local restaurant. one of the veg was asparagus, nicely charred, and it was great.
I would make this – thanks for the instructions.
Speaking as someone who was born tired of vegetables, I appreciate this recipe. Thanks for posting.
Great recipe – and timing, as asparagus season is just about there in these parts.
I’m going on a year on a vegan diet, so I appreciate any new recipes I can modify. I love asparagus, this looks divine!