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Asparagus with salad onions, garlic and almonds

Australian Gourmet Traveller vegetarian spring side dish recipe for asparagus with salad onions, garlic and almonds.

By Rodney Dunn
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Asparagus with salad onions, garlic and almonds
You can never go wrong with asparagus, especially if you include butter and garlic in the mix.


  • 60 gm butter, coarsely chopped
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 45 gm (¼ cup) slivered almonds
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 8 salad onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed


  • 1
    Heat butter and oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add almonds and garlic, sauté until golden brown (1-2 minutes). Add salad onions, stir until wilted (1-2 minutes), season to taste and set aside.
  • 2
    Blanch asparagus until just tender (1-2 minutes), drain, transfer to a serving plate, top with salad onion and garlic mixture and serve warm with <a href="steamed-coral-trout-with-pickled-fennel.htm">trout</a>.
  • Author: Rodney Dunn