Absurdly Addictive Asparagus
The rendered fat from the pancetta, along with a knob of butter, is just enough to keep the vegetables from being dry without smothering the fresh flavors. The recipe is supposed to serve 4, but we could easily imagine polishing off an entire pan by ourselves.
Yield: 4 Servings Ready in 45 minutes
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|4 ounces pancetta; cut into 3/8 inch to 1/4 inch dice|
|1 poundasparagus; woody ends trimmed and sliced into 2 inch pieces on the bias|
|1 1/4 cupleek; thinly sliced crosswise (white and pale green parts only)|
|2 cloves garlic; minced|
|Zest; of one lemon|
|1 teaspoonorange zest|
|2 tablespoonstoasted pine nuts|
|1 -2 tablespoon Italian parsley; chopped|
|Salt; and freshly ground pepper to taste|
Absurdly Addictive Asparagus Preparation
1. In a large non-stick pan, saut? 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 saut? until asparagus is tender crisp, about 3-4 minutes.
3. Add garlic, lemon and orange zest, toasted pine nuts and parsley and saut? for about 1 minute, until fragrant. Season to taste with freshly ground pepper and salt and serve immediately.
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