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Grilled Asparagus with Walnut Sauce

gluten free
wheat free
2 spoon difficulty rating

15 minutes

Serves: 4

Grilled Asparagus with Walnut Sauce

A decadent yet quick and simple side dish.

Ingredients: 

  • 1kg/2.2lb asparagus spears, trimmed
  • Sauce:
  • 50g/2oz walnuts, toasted
  • 2 large spring onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1tbsp fresh chopped basil
  • 1tbsp fresh chopped parsley
  • 4tbsp walnut or olive oil
  • 50ml/2fl oz soya milk
  • To serve: melting vegan cheeze (Cheezly; Sheese; Vegusto etc) OR Engevita Nutritional Yeast Flakes) - try good health food shops or large supermarkets. Also available online, eg Goodness Direct; VeggieStuff and companies' own webshops.

Method: 

1. Place all sauce ingredients in blender or food processor and mix to a smooth sauce. Add more milk if necessary.

2. Brush asparagus spears with oil and grill until tender and golden (about 5 minutes). Pour sauce over asparagus, sprinkle with ‘parmesan’ and quickly grill until bubbling. Serve.

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