Aspargus With Tarragon Sherry Vinagarette

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

My favorite way to serve asparagus.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam asparagus on a steamer rack set over boiling water, covered, until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes (depending on thickness).
  2. transfer to a bowl of ice water to stop cooking.
  3. Drain well and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Whisk together vinegar, shallot, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl a add oil in a slow stream, whisking until emulsified.
  5. Whisk in tarragon.
  6. Halve egg and force each half through a coarse sieve into a bowl.
  7. Toss asparagus with 1 tablespoon vinaigrette and divide among 4 plates. Spoon remaining dressing over asparagus and top with egg.
Most Helpful

This was outstanding! I've made it twice in a row, and will make it again next asparagus season for sure. Asparagus with vinaigrette is my favourite way to have asparagus anyway, but this one really hits the spot. Thanks for sharing!
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Mia in Germany July 02, 2012