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Roasted Asparagus with Thyme Walnuts and Gorgonzola Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lemieux-Brehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cups walnuts (coarslely chopped)
2 Tbl. extra olive oil (1 tablespoon at 2 different times)
3/4 Tbl. fresh thyme
1 large bunch of asparagus (rinsed and wood stem ends snapped off)
1/2 cup Gorgonzola cheese (crumbled)
1 Tbl. balsamic vinegar
Kosher salt and fresh black pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Toss the walnuts in 1 tablespoon olive oil and thyme on a baking sheet and the place in a 350 oven.
Bake until the walnuts are golden brown approximately 8 minutes.
You can make these 1 day ahead.
Preheat the oven to 400 . Dry the asparagus and toss well.
Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper.
Roast the asparagus for 8-12 minutes depending on thickness of the spears.
Remove the asparagus form the oven and toss the walnuts together.
Sprinkle with the Gorgonzola cheese and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes including roasting
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I love this recipe in early spring when the asparagus is plentiful and very flavorful. It is especially delicious with the salmon recipe.

 

 

 

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