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Grilled Asparagus

with Orange and Pistachio Salsa
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Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus - Asparagus has never tasted so crisp and fresh

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Health Score:
9,3 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
Calories:
205
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Asparagus stalks grow above ground, unlike the white variety, giving green asparagus more vitamins and minerals. 

This vegan asparagus dish is suitable as a light lunch or dinner with a tasty baguette.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie205 kcal(10 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat14 g(12 %)
Carbohydrates11 g(7 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage6.5 g(22 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E7.6 mg(63 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin3.5 mg(29 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate153 μg(51 %)
Pantothenic acid1.6 mg(27 %)
Biotin10.2 μg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C55 mg(58 %)
Potassium579 mg(14 %)
Calcium116 mg(12 %)
Magnesium60 mg(20 %)
Iron2.7 mg(18 %)
Iodine20 μg(10 %)
Zinc1.1 mg(14 %)
Saturated fatty acids2 g
Uric acid86 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2
3 tablespoons
Pistachios (about 1.5 ounces)
1
1
2
3 tablespoons
4 sprigs
20 stalks
green Asparagus
1 tablespoon
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Sieve, 1 Brush, 1 Grill pan, 8 Wooden skewers

Preparation steps

1.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 1

Peel the onions and finely chop.

2.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 2

Immerse a sieve in a pot of boiling water. Drop in onions and cook for 30 seconds. Plunge sieve with onions into cold water and allow to cool. Drain well.

3.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 3

Finely chop pistachios. Peel orange with a knife so that all the pith is removed.

4.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 4

Cut orange into slices and coarsely chop. Juice the lime.

5.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 5

Rinse the tomatoes, remove stem ends, cut into quarters and remove the seeds. Finely chop tomatoes.

6.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 6

Mix tomatoes with diced onion, orange slices, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.

7.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 7

Rinse basil, shake dry and coarsely chop the leaves. Add basil and pistachios to the salsa mixture. Set aside.

8.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 8

Rinse asparagus. Remove woody ends. If desired, peel the lower third of each spear.

9.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 9

Lay 5 spears of asparagus next to each other on the work surface. Spear asparagus together with 2 wooden skewers to facilitate turning and even browning. Repeat with remaining asparagus.

10.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 10

Brush grill pan and asparagus with the remaining olive oil.

11.
Grilled Asparagus preparation step 11

In the grill pan, cook asparagus until al dente, 3-4 minutes on each side. Deglaze with vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with salsa.