Roasted Asparagus With Pine Nuts

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Asparagus with a balsamic vinegar reduction topped pine nuts. YUM I found this on the internet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spread pine nuts in a small baking pan and toast in the oven until golden and fragrant, 7 to 10 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a small bowl to cool.
  4. Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees.
  5. Snap off the tough ends of asparagus.
  6. Toss the asparagus with shallot, oil, 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  7. Spread in a single layer on a large baking sheet with sides.
  8. Roast, turning twice, until the asparagus is tender and browned, 10 to 15 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, bring vinegar and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt to a simmer in a small skillet over medium-high heat.
  10. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, swirling the pan occasionally, until slightly syrupy and reduced to 1 tablespoon, about 5 minutes.
  11. To serve, toss the asparagus with the reduced vinegar and sprinkle with the pine nuts.


Most Helpful

Delicious! How can you go wrong with these ingredients? I love pine nuts and asparagus and the balsamic reduction is wonderful! We will definitely be having this dish again!!! Made for the AUS/NZ Make My Recipe tag, November, 2011.

DailyInspiration November 19, 2011

This is a great way to prepare asparagus! I liked the sweetness the balsamic reduction gave it, and evertthing is better with pine nuts. Made for PRMR.

AZPARZYCH May 21, 2011

This was wonderful...I used a Balsamic drizzle instead of making my own...Great recipe.

CIndytc June 15, 2010

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