5.19.14 Asparagus — Roasted with Green Garlic

5.19.14 Asparagus — Roasted with Green Garlic

This week’s harvest of asparagus marks the first real harvest of the season. In a fit of scorpacciata, we’ll be indulging in these as much as we can these next few weeks.

5.19.14 Asparagus — Roasted with Green Garlic

We never tire of them simply roasted, and tossed them in olive oil with a bunch of leafy green garlic from Meadow’s Mirth to round out the batch.

5.19.14 Asparagus — Roasted with Green Garlic

We like how oven-roasting concentrates the flavor, caramelizes the natural sugars, and crisps the edges — about 20 minutes in a 400° oven, or under the broiler if you’re watchful.

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6 Responses to 5.19.14 Asparagus — Roasted with Green Garlic

  1. Michelle says:

    Mmm, yes – roasted or grilled, that’s the best way to eat asparagus!

  2. Norma Chang says:

    Simple, easy and delicious.

  3. daphnegould says:

    It looks delicious. I ought to roast them someday. I’ve never done it. I have grilled them. I suspect the results are similar.

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