Roasted Green Asparagus

An easy asparagus recipe to serve as a side dish or starter. The roasted spears have a fresh flavour and retain their bright green colour.

RECIPE INFO

Serves 4

Preparation Time
min

Cook time
min

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Cook's NoteEnjoy as an entrée with rocket, or with meat or fish.
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INGREDIENTS

  • 12 green asparagus spears
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 30g butter
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 2 sprigs fresh savoury herbs
  • 1 clove fresh garlic

METHOD

Wash the asparagus in cold water.

Cut off the white end and keep only the very green part of asparagus.

Remove the scales with a paring knife.

Place the asparagus in a pan with the butter, olive oil, garlic and sprigs of herbs.

Roast gently, covered, over a low heat.

Turn after five minutes and cook for another five.

Serve immediately.

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