Asparagus with Lemon Gremolata
Preparation
10 MIN
Cooking
5 MIN
Servings
4

Asparagus with Lemon Gremolata

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (454 g) asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) shallot, chopped
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon 

  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
  • Fleur de sel and pepper 




Preparation

  1. In a saucepan of salted boiling water, cook the asparagus until al dente. Drain
  2. In a bowl, combine the parsley, shallot, and lemon zest.
  3. Place the asparagus in a serving dish and drizzle with the oil. Sprinkle with the gremolata. Season with salt and pepper. 



Note

Good to know

Typically Italian, gremolata is a mixture of chopped fresh parsley, garlic and lemon zest served as a topping to osso buco. Several variations exist, made to taste. We have made it substituting the garlic with shallot.