Asparagus with Miso Lemon Dressing Recipe

With miso as an ingredient that adds essential Vitamin B12 and immune-strengthening zinc, it contrasts with the sweet taste of the Marcona almonds and the fresh asparagus.

How To Make Asparagus with Miso Lemon Dressing

  • 2 bunch asparagus
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp sweet brown rice miso
  • 1/4 cup Marcona almonds (or whole blanched almonds)
  1. To prepare asparagus, cut off and discard woody ends and chop remaining stalks into bite-size pieces.

  2. In large skillet or Dutch oven over high heat, bring water to boil. Add asparagus and cook 2 minutes or until bright green and just soft. Remove from heat, drain water and set aside.

  3. In small skillet over medium-low heat, sauté garlic in olive oil until soft (about 3 minutes). Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and miso, mixing until miso is dissolved. Pour dressing over asparagus, transfer to serving dish, top with almonds and serve.

How To Make Asparagus with Miso Lemon Dressing

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Preparation: 5 mins
Cooking: 5 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 bunch asparagus
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp sweet brown rice miso
  • 1/4 cup Marcona almonds or whole blanched almonds

Instructions

  1. To prepare asparagus, cut off and discard woody ends and chop remaining stalks into bite-size pieces.

  2. In large skillet or Dutch oven over high heat, bring water to boil. Add asparagus and cook 2 minutes or until bright green and just soft. Remove from heat, drain water and set aside.

  3. In small skillet over medium-low heat, sauté garlic in olive oil until soft (about 3 minutes). Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and miso, mixing until miso is dissolved. Pour dressing over asparagus, transfer to serving dish, top with almonds and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 77mg
  • Calories: 171kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 525mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 7mg
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Vitamin A: 1701IU
  • Vitamin C: 16mg
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