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Totally Awesome Asparagus

 

Addictive Asparagus (Side Dish)

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Serves: 6 Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces pancetta, cut into 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound asparagus, woody ends trimmed and sliced into 2 inch pieces on the bias
  • 1 1/4 cup leek, thinly sliced crosswise (white and pale green parts only)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • 1-2 tablespoon Italian parsley, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions

1

In a large non-stick pan, sauté pancetta, stirring frequently, over medium heat, until crisp and lightly golden.

2

Add 1 tablespoon of butter to pan. Add asparagus pieces and leek and sauté until asparagus is tender crisp, about 5-6 minutes.

3

Add garlic, lemon and orange zest, toasted pine nuts and parsley and sauté for about 1 minute, until fragrant.

4

Season to taste with freshly ground pepper and salt and serve immediately.

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