INGREDIENTS

Makes 4-6 Servings

1 pound asparagus
1 tspn salt
2 eggs hard boiled, peeled and minced
2 tb olive oil
2 slices of bread diced in medium dice
¼ tspn salt

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Prep time: 10 minutes  |  Cook time: 20 minutes

In a small skillet over medium heat warm up 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the diced bread and sauté for 6-8 minutes continuously tossing until the bread is dried out and becomes croutons. Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon salt and set aside.

In a 3-quart saucepan bring 3 cups water and 1 tspn salt to a boil and bring down to a simmer. Slice the asparagus by cutting off the bottom 1 ½ inches off (you can also peel and use the peeled bottom part of the asparagus) and cut on a bias in 1 inch slices. Once the water is ready add the asparagus, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Test the asparagus with a knife, it should slice through easily, and remove from the cooking liquid.

To serve, place asparagus in a serving platter season with additional salt, if necessary. Top the asparagus with the croutons and minced egg.

Serve with Roasted Salmon and a nice glass of Sancerre.

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