Griddled asparagus with flaked almonds & butter

Griddled asparagus with flaked almonds & butter

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 6 mins


Serves 2
A perfect snack, starter or side dish of nutty, crisp asparagus spears with a buttery glaze

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal107
  • fat9g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 200g asparagus spear
  • a little olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • knob of butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 tsp toasted flaked almond


  1. Cook asparagus in boiling salted water for 2 mins. Drain, then toss with a little olive oil. Heat a griddle pan to very hot, place the spears on the griddle and cook for a few mins, turning to get a nice charred effect all over. Meanwhile, melt a knob of butter in a pan. Divide the asparagus between 2 plates, season and top each pile with a drizzle of melted butter and toasted flaked almonds.

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