Tied Asparagus Bundles

by Gilly Webber

In Season Now | Spring | Dinner

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Tied Asparagus Bundles
This simple recipe for asparagus works best with pencil thin spears and are a great accompaniment to risotto or fish.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Macrobiotic
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Macrobiotic
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Bring 2 cups of water to the boil & add a pinch of sea salt.
  2. Blanche the spring onions for 30 seconds only and remove with chop sticks or tongs and immediately plunge into cold water to keep their vibrant green colour.
  3. Bring the water to boil again, add the asparagus, cover and turn down the flame to simmer for 3 minutes, or until just tender.
  4. Remove & cool a little before tying together with the onion leaves.
  5. For the dressing - whisk or blend all the ingredients together & drizzle over asparagus.