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Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cherie Jones
Added: Sunday, November 27, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons pine nuts
1 1/2 pounds asparagus
1 large shallot, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
freshly ground pepper to taste
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

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

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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