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Pistachio + Honey Crusted Asparagus

5 min
15 min
4 as a side Servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 bunches of asparagus
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 50g of pistachio nuts
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

Instructions:

  • 1.Preheat oven to 200c (390f). Cut off stalky bits from asparagus ends and place asparagus on a lined baking tray.
  • 2.Add pistachios and salt to mortar and pestle or chop with a knife until light crumble.
  • 3.Drizzle asparagus with olive oil, sprinkle with crumb mixture and place in oven for 15 minutes.
  • 4.Serve with a drizzle with honey and add a squeeze of lemon.

Notes:

  • Swap honey for maple syrup to make this recipe plant-based.
  • This recipe goes really well with fish – but it’s a great side generally. 
  • It’s naturally gluten-free and dairy-free. Swap the pistachios for pumpkin seeds to make this recipe nut-free.