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Beetroot, feta & asparagus salad
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      2 comments

a large handful of fresh oregano or marjoram leaves 1 garlic clove juice of 1½ lemons 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil for the salad 250g bunch asparagus , cut into 3cm/1¼in lengths 2 x 250g packs boiled fresh beetroot , cut into qua... Read more
Open ravioli of asparagus
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      4 comments

Ingredients 200g asparagus tips, blanched for 2 minutes garlic clove , crushed 1 shallot , finely chopped, fried in a little butter a small glass dry white wine 142ml carton double cream 6 fresh lasagne sheets, trimmed into squares a... Read more
Warm salad of asparagus, bacon, duck egg & hazelnuts
Monday, May 16, 2011      2 comments

Ingredients 6 rashers smoked streaky bacon 3 duck eggs (or 5 large hen's eggs) 500g asparagus , about 30 medium spears 50g hazelnuts , toasted and crushed for dressing 3 tbsp hazelnut oil 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 tbsp cider vinegar... Read more
Griddled asparagus
Sunday, May 15, 2011      3 comments

Ingredients 600-800g/1lb 5oz-1lb 12oz medium asparagus drops groundnut or vegetable oil a few drops of balsamic vinegar Cut (or break) off the woody ends from the asparagus. Boil the spears in a large pan of salted water for 3 minutes. D... Read more
Asparagus tarts Veg
Saturday, May 14, 2011      5 comments

Ingredients 500g/1lb 2oz ready made puff pastry 1 onion, sliced 16 medium asparagus spears 1 egg, beaten 2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper Preparation method Preheat the oven to 200... Read more
sautéed asparagus, toasted almonds & Ma nchegocheese
Friday, May 13, 2011      8 comments

36 asparagus spears 140g unsalted butter 100g whole blanched almonds juice 1 lemon 50g best-quality Manchego cheese (or vegetarian hard cheese) Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and plunge in the asparagus. Cook for 2-3 mins, dra... Read more
Creamy Corn Salad
Thursday, May 12, 2011      3 comments

Ingredients 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 1 medium tomato, seeded and diced 2 tablespoons chopped onions 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon dill weed Directions In a small bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well... Read more
Soft herb scrambled egg with asparagus
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      3 comments

4 eggs 100g asparagus spears a knob of butter small handful of chopped tarragon or chervil slices of ciabatta , warmed, to serve parmesan , freshly-shaved Steam asparagus spears for 4-5 mins until tender. Meanwhile, melt butter in ... Read more
Asparagus cappuccino
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      8 comments

Ingredients 10fl oz/284ml milk 4 asparagus tips few thyme leaves salt and freshly ground black pepper Preparation method Bring the milk to a simmer in a pan and add the asparagus tips with the thyme leaves and seasoning. Simmer gen... Read more
Steak, beetroot & asparagus
Monday, May 09, 2011      3 comments

Ingredients 250g rump steak , fat completely trimmed 6 asparagus spears , trimmed 50g wild rocket 4 small cooked beetroot , cut into wedges 1 tbsp horseradish cream 2 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche 1 lemon , juiced and zested ... Read more
Corn and Asparagus Salad
Sunday, May 08, 2011      1 comments

6 ears yellow corn, shucked 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed 1 small red onion, diced small 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chiffonadeDressing: 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup rice wine vinegar 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepperDirec... Read more
Chicken with Mushroom-Dijon Gravy
Saturday, May 07, 2011      1 comments

Chicken with Mushroom-Dijon Gravy Ingredients 1 1/2 cups white and wild rice blend 2 tablespoons EVOO - Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 pound butt... Read more
ASPARAGUS PASTA, ALFREDO STYLE
Friday, May 06, 2011      2 comments

8 oz. fettuccine or noodles 1 lb. fresh asparagus 1 tbsp. butter 1/4 c. light cream 1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese Cubed chicken or turkey may be added In large saucepan, cook fettuccine or noodles according to package directions.... Read more
BAKED ASPARAGUS CASSEROLE
Thursday, May 05, 2011      4 comments

Crushed Ritz crackers (enough to cover bottom of casserole) 2 cans asparagus, drained 1 can mushrooms, drained 1 can peas, drained 1 stick butter 1 c. milk 2 cans cream of mushroom soup 1 c. grated cheese Place crushed crackers ... Read more
ASPARAGUS WITH GARLIC BUTTER
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      11 comments

2 lbs. fresh asparagus or 2 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen 3 tbsp. butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. soy sauce Cut asparagus into 1 inch pieces. Cook asparagus in boiling water until crisp tender. Melt butter in large saucepan, add garlic a... Read more

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