Asparagus with Pine Nuts

READY IN: 19mins
Recipe by Evie3234

This is great on an antipasto plate.

Top Review by Keri and Rory

I loved this asparagus recipe. The lemon and pinenuts make for a wonderful flavor combination. I added a bit more garlic as I absolutely love it, but am sure most will enjoy the recipe as is. Thank you -- even the three children I served this to (who all claimed to HATE asparagus) gave it a thumbs up.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim tough ends off asparagus.
  2. Cook in small amount of boiling water until tender-crisp, approx 4 minutes.
  3. Drain and plunge into ice water for a few minutes.
  4. Drain well and cut into 2 inch lengths, set aside.
  5. Im small frypan, toast pine nuts until evenly browned, shaking pan frequently.
  6. Remove from pan and cool.
  7. Whisk together oil, lemon juice, garlic, sugar, oregano, basil, salt and pepper and pour over cool asparagus.
  8. Let stand about 30 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle with the pine nuts.

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