Roasted Asparagus with Basil and Pistachios

Roasted Asparagus with Basil and Pistachios

So good! This is such a delicious and easy recipe that it’s a go-to recipe for entertaining large groups of people. I just whip out more 3 more baking sheets, double or triple the recipe, and make sure it cooks evenly by rearranging baking sheets while cooking, every 4 minutes or so.

Roasted Asparagus with Basil and Pistachios
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These are divine served with fresh basil and pistachios!
Recipe type: Vegetable, side dish
Cuisine: Californian
Serves:: 6
  • 2 lbs. Asparagus, hard ends trimmed
  • ¼ C Roasted, salted pistachios, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 12 basil leaves
  • ¼ C Grated Parmesan Cheese, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Arrange asparagus in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
  3. Shell and roughly chop the pistachios.
  4. Sprinkle them over the asparagus.
  5. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  6. If desired as an option, sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  7. Roast until bright green and tender, 12-15 minutes depending on thickness of the asparagus.
  8. Transfer asparagus and pistachios to a serving plate and gently tear the basil leaves over top.


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