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Oven Roasted Asparagus & Tarragon Salad

Frenchify your oven-roasted asparagus by adding some anise flavoured tarragon and Dijon, the perfect side for an extraordinary mid-week dinner party that takes just minutes to prepare.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Australian, French
Keyword: Easy
Servings: 4 as a side
Calories: 192kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 grams fresh asparagus (approximately 2 large 4 small bunches)
  • 3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest (zest from 1 lemon)
  • ΒΌ cup tarragon (chopped )
  • 2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsps lemon juice (approximately 1 medium lemon)
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • Spiralized lemon and tarragon leaves for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 2200C (4250F).
  • Place your washed and trimmed asparagus in a large tray and toss with the olive oil, tarragon, lemon zest, salt and pepper until well coated.
  • Place asparagus spears in a large oven tray and toss with the olive oil, tarragon, lemon zest, salt and pepper until well combined.
  • Roast in your oven until golden brown and tender (approximately 10-20 minutes)
  • When done, add the lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and Dijon to a glass jar and shake until emulsified, pour over your asparagus and toss gently until, well combined.
  • Arrange on a platter and garnish with spiralized lemon and extra tarragon, serve at room temperature or cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 349mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1079IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 4mg