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Roasted Lemon Asparagus


This is a dish that's perfect either as an appetizer or a side dish. The refreshing lemon blended with anchovies captures the essence of the Mediterranean coast.



  1. Heat oven broiler and toss asparagus with olive oil. Arrange in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet and broil for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring every 2 to 3 minutes. The asparagus should be crisp and browned and slightly softened but not mushy.
  2. While asparagus cooks, mix together lemon juice, lemon zest and anchovy paste in a large bowl. Add asparagus, toss until well coated and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve hot as a side dish, or either chilled or room temperature for an appetizer or meze.

Source: Lior Moore - Israel


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