We live for asparagus season in this household. When it arrives - we have asparagus dishes pretty much every day. Here is an interesting article on the health benefits of this power food.
This is not so much of a recipe, but more of a method - so easy, and so tasty. I'll also post some of our favorite asparagus recipes to entice your taste buds.
ROASTED ASPARAGUS AND TOMATOES WITH FETA CHEESE AND POACHED EGGS:
8 fresh asparagus spears
dash of season salt - I used this one
dash of balsamic vinegar
3 small tomatoes sliced
splash of olive oil
salt and pepper
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Add the asparagus to a roasting pan along with the tomatoes, and a sprinking of feta cheese, olive oil, season salt, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper tossing to combine.
Roast for 20 minutes and serve along side a poached egg. This dish is lovely on it's own, or as a side dish to any main meal.
Onto more asparagus dishes:
ROASTED ASPARAGUS BACON CHEESE TART:
Then we have a lovely CREAM OF ASPARAGUS VEGETABLE SOUP:
One of my very favorite risotto's: VEGETARIAN RISOTTO:
And finally a delicious SHRIMP AND ASPARAGUS SALAD:
Recently, I had a most delicious asparagus dish at a restaurant - it was to die for. It was asparagus wrapped in goats cheese and polenta. It looked difficult to make, but I will give it a try, and keep everyone posted if it works out. Not holding my breath here...but wish me luck!