"Fun to make! I turned the asparagus spears as they cooked. I liked the appealing charred look, while still maintaining a crisp/tender texture." – Spunky Buddy
"Simple perfection! We have been steaming asparagus for years without consistant results. This will do it!" – Howard
"This a deliciously easy way to prepare asparagus. Sometimes I add julienned carrots and steam them together. It looks very pretty with all the colors." – CariCooks
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Roasted Asparagus with Shallots
Asparagus and shallots are roasted in the oven with a little olive oil and red wine vinegar. This recipe is as flavorful and delicious as it is easy to prepare! Comes out perfect every time! You will never want soggy steamed asparagus ever again!
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This simple method really highlights the flavor of the asparagus.
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