Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts

 

Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts

1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and washed

2 tbls olive oil

2 tbls pine nuts

2 tbls Parmesan cheese

Preheat the oven to 350℉.

Place asparagus on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Drizzle asparagus with olive oil and toss to coat.

Sprinkle pine nuts and Parmesan over asparagus and toss to coat.

Bake for 10-12 minutes or to desired tenderness.

2 servings, 235 calories per serving

Hack: Pine nuts can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 months or in the freezer for 6 months.

Hack: Use leftover pine nuts in Lasagna with Butternut Bechamel.

Hack:  Use leftover asparagus to make an omelette for breakfast!

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4 Replies to “Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts”

  1. Cynthia, you are making me hungry! This will be perfect side vegetables with the turkey that I am planning to cook this coming Thursday. I used to love baking the asparagus and wrap it with bacon as an appetizer but we will have a lot of food so it is better to stick to this recipe. Thanks for sharing the recipe! 

    1. I have heard of baking asparagus wrapped in bacon but I haven’t tried it (yet).  Probably because I never considered it as an appetizer but now I think I will the next time I have guests!  Thank you for the great idea and I I wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. 

  2. I have heard alot about how medicinal this herb is and i can now confirm why. Roasting it with olive oil and nuts makes it more nutritious and juicy as well. This one is a sure one that am gona try and I would really want again to tank you for sharing this wonderful post.

    1. Asparagus is loaded with health benefits…low in calories and a good source of many vitamins.  One serving provides 60% of your daily recommended intake of folic acid!  And it tastes great!  Please check back in to let me know how you liked this recipe!

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