So you've spotted some of the green little spears at your market and now you have pounds of asparagus in your kitchen... that you don't know what to do with. Don't despair, we're here to help! Asparagus are a versatile veggie, able to without baking, grilling, even frying and they sop up oils, sauces, and spices. Here are 5 asparagus dishes you have to try this summer.
Pa amb tomàquet is an economical dish of grilled bread flavored with freshly squeezed tomato pulp that is popular throughout Spain. This tasty recipe combines the smoky tomato flavor of that classic Spanish dish with an American grilled cheese by topping the tomato rubbed bread with some roasted vegetables and lots of Manchego cheese.
In this recipe tender sea bass is sauteed with a generous crust of red quinoa on one side for a crunchy textured dish. A rich balsamic reduction adds an amazing deep sweet-tart sauce to the plate. And it's all layered on sweet and tender asparagus.