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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
  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
Asparagus with salad onions, garlic and almonds
Asparagus with salad onions, garlic and almonds

You can never go wrong with asparagus, especially if you include butter and garlic in the mix.

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

Main
  • 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>.
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  • Author: Rodney Dunn