Parsley Crusted Asparagus

Time

45 min

SErves

2

Calories

491 kcal

Carbs

46g

Protein

11g

Fat

27g

Ingredients

For the asparagus with parsley crumbs

  • 500g of green asparagus – cut off the woody part; peel the end
  • 80  wholemeal spelt bread – crumble
  • 1 tbsp peanut oil, heat-resistant
  • 1 tbsp yeast flakes
  • 4 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 organic lemon – of which 1 teaspoon zest

For the sauce

  • 300ml asparagus cooking water
  • 100ml soy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, roasted
  • 1/2 lemon – of which 2 tablespoons juice
  • 6 tbsp tamari (soy sauce)
  • 2 1/2 tbsp yacon syrup
  • 2 tbsp yeast flakes
  • 3 tsp potato starch
  • Crystal salt and pepper from the mill

Instructions

Try this delicious asparagus recipe with a spicy lemony-fresh sauce and topped with flavorful parsley crumbs. Quick and easy to make, it’s perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner.

Step 1

For the parsley crumbs, heat a pan without adding fat and sauté the bread crumbs in it for approx. 3 mins. until they have got some color.

Then add the parsley and sauté briefly.

Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of peanut oil, 1 tablespoon of yeast flakes and fold in the zest.

Season with salt and pepper to taste, then transfer to a plate and set aside.

Step 2

For the asparagus, fill a pot with water, bring to a boil and salt.

Step 3

In the meantime, mix all the ingredients for the sauce – except the asparagus cooking water – in a bowl.

Step 4

Add the asparagus to the boiling water and cook for approx. 4 mins.

Then remove with a slotted spoon and place in a colander to drain.

Put 300ml of the asparagus cooking water in a saucepan and bring to the boil together with the mixed sauce ingredients.

Then season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Arrange the asparagus on a serving platter, drizzle with the sauce and serve sprinkled with the parsley crumbs.

Tip: You can also enjoy boiled potatoes or our delicious potato wedges.

Green Asparagus
©ZDG/nigelcrane

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