White and Green Asparagus with Tartar Sauce

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White and Green Asparagus with Tartar Sauce
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
For the asparagus
600 grams
green Asparagus
600 grams
white Asparagus
1 teaspoon
1 pinch
1 teaspoon
1
organic Lemon (sliced)
For the tartar sauce
2
hard-boiled Eggs
1
2
Pickled cucumbers (brine reserved)
2 tablespoons
5 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
1
½ bunch
freshly ground Pepper

Preparation steps

1.

Peel the asparagus, cut off the woody ends and arrange in a baking dish. Sprinkle with salt, sugar and chopped butter then cover with lemon slices. Cover the dish tightly and place in a cold oven. Set the oven to 200°C (approximately 400°F) and bake the green asparagus for 40 minutes and the white asparagus for about 50 minutes.

2.

Meanwhile, for the sauce: Peel the shallot and finely chop. Peel the eggs and finely chop. Finely chop the cornichons and capers. Mince the garlic. Mix the mayonnaise with the yogurt, cornichons, capers, eggs, shallot, garlic and 1-2 tablespoons pickle brine and season with salt and pepper. Rinse the chives, finely chop then fold into the sauce. Arrange the asparagus on serving plates and serve drizzled with the sauce.