Asparagus with Cranberries and Pine Nuts Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
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Reviewed: Nov. 3, 2010
This caught my eye because we like asparagus, cranberries and pine nuts! I cooked my asparagus early in the afternoon and refrigerated it. I added just a bit of oil (3 T. is way too much), the cranberries and pine nuts and zapped it in the microwave to reheat it. When plating I added a little crumbled feta too. It was a wonderful new way to enjoy asparagus! Thank you!
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Reviewed: Apr. 21, 2009
This was really really tasty. We absolutely loved it. We did manage to burn the pine nuts and cranberries, though, while waiting for the asparagus to cook. Next time we do this I think we'll steam the asparagus separately while simultaneously cooking the crans/nuts in oil in a separate pan and then add the asparagus to the pan to toss and finish up.
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Reviewed: Nov. 30, 2009
Excellent dish! Easy, fast and everyone loved it!
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Reviewed: Oct. 7, 2008
We loved this! The only thing I did different, I steamed the asparagus first and then topped it with the toasted nuts and cranberries. It's beautiful on the dish!
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Reviewed: Nov. 6, 2010
This is easy, delicious, and beautiful on the plate. I definately suggest to saute the pine nuts and cranberries together, remove and then saute the asparagus so the nuts aren't burned. Combine them at the end and top with feta. Fabulous!
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Reviewed: Nov. 19, 2009
this dish looks so good. it seems the author missed a step here. i would fry the cranberries and nuts, remove them once translucent, then fry the asparagus in that same oil, then serve with the cranberries and pine nuts on top. this way the asparagus is flavored and the nuts won't burn.
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Reviewed: Nov. 26, 2009
Delicious & very colorful dish--a big hit for Thanksgiving dinner. I followed another reviewer's suggestion: sautéed pine nuts & craisins, then added steamed asparagus right before serving. Wonderful flavor!
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