Dishing Out Recipes: Dijon Asparagus with Shallots

Spring Veggie Delight: asparagus and shallots dressed in Dijon mustard

So sometimes we might skip on our daily servings of vegetables. But for the spring holidays, here’s a simple and tasty veggie dish that will have your family asking for multiple helpings during your holiday dinner!

Dijon Asparagus with Crispy Shallots

2 tablespoons olive oil
3 medium sized shallots, peeled and sliced thin into discs
2 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (or more)
2 pounds asparagus rinsed and trimmed
Salt and pepper to taste

Bring a large pot of water to boil, add asparagus, cover and blanch 3 minutes. Remove and rinse in colander with cold water

Heat olive oil in large sauté pan; add shallots and sauté until golden brown and crispy. Remove shallots and blot on paper towel.

Add butter to pan, stir in mustard, add asparagus. Toss to coat asparagus evenly and cook 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Garnish with crispy shallots

Serves 4


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