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Absurdly Addictive Asparagus Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Yvonne Focke

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 oz. pancetta cut into 3/8 inch to ╝ inch dice
1 Tbsp butter
1 pound asparagus, woody ends trimmed and sliced into 2 inch pieces on the bias
1.25 cups leeks, thinly sliced crosswise (white and pale green parts only)
2 cloves garlic, minced
Zest of 1 lemon
1 tsp orange zest
2 Tbsp roasted pine nuts
1-2 Tbsp of Italian parsley, chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
In a large non-stick pan, sautÚ pancetta, stirring frequently over medium heat, until crisp and
likely golden. Add 1 Tbps to pan. Add asparagus pieces and leek. Saute until the asparagus is tender crisp,
about 4-3 minutes. Add garlic, lemon and orange zest, toasted pine nuts and parsley and sautÚ for about 1 minute, until fragrant. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

 

 

 

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