Asparagus Gremolata (asparagus with herbs)

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I thought I would fancy up the title, as asparagus and herbs sounds bland. There is NOTHING bland about this dish. It deserves the “fancy” name gremolata, but don’t fear. Gremolata is nothing more than chopped herbs, classically made of lemon zest, garlic, parsley, and two garlic cloves, finely minced. However, I am a woman, with an amazing herb garden and a love of parmesan. Bon Appetit!

  • ¼ cup finely chopped tarragon
  • ¼ cup parmesan
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped lemon zest
  • 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Directions:Grate the parmesan, finely chopped the garlic, tarragon and lemon zest, and chop them together on a cutting board until well combined (This mixture is the gremolata.). Transfer to a bowl. Bring a pot of water with a slice of lemon and sprig of tarragon to a boil. Steam or…

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1 Response to Asparagus Gremolata (asparagus with herbs)

  1. inaloveworld says:

    Thank you for the recipe! It is great!

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