Pesto Asparagus with Pine Nuts

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Ingredients:

  • 1 bundle of Asparagus
  • 2 tbsp. of pesto sauce
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/3 cup roasted pine nuts
  • 1 clove Garlic (chopped)
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt
  1. Cut off any woody ends from the asparagus.  
  2. Bring a large pan of water to boil with a pinch of salt. Add the asparagus. Bring the water back to a boil and cook until just tender when pierced with a knife, about 4 to 6 minutes. Don't overcook.
     
  3. In a frying pan, gently heat the olive oil with the garlic. When the garlic is light golden (do not let it brown or it will be bitter) add the asparagus and cook over moderate heat. Add pesto sauce and roasted pine nuts and gently fold them in the asparagus.
     
  4. Add salt to taste and sprinkle some grated parmesan cheese.