Herby Roasted Asparagus

Eating your greens is easy when they taste, and look, this good. Fresh asparagus is roasted with flavours of thyme, capers, and pistachios and served with a sprinkling of parmesan.

How long will it take?

30 minutes

What’s the serving size?

Serves 6

What do I need?

  • 2 bunches asparagus
  • 1 ½ tbsp capers, drained
  • 1 ½ tbsp fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped
  • 50 g pistachios, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 30 mL olive oil
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 30 g shaved parmesan

How do I make it?

  1. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Break off woody ends of asparagus and discard.
  3. Place asparagus in a large bowl and add capers, thyme, pistachios, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Mix well to coat all ingredients with oil.
  4. Tip onto a lined baking tray and bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and squeeze over lemon juice. Scatter with parmesan cheese and sprinkle with sea salt, then serve.

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