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Asparagus With Tarragon Sherry Vinaigrette

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Side dish
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs 681g / 24ozMedium asparagus - trimmed and peeled
1 tablespoon 15mlSherry vinegar
2 teaspoons 10mlMinced shallot
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlDijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlFreshly-ground black pepper
3 tablespoons 45mlExtra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlFinely-chopped fresh tarragon
1 teaspoon 5mlEgg - hard-boiled (large)

Recipe Instructions

Steam asparagus on a steamer rack set over boiling water, covered, until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes (depending on thickness), then transfer to a bowl of ice water to stop cooking. Drain well and pat dry with paper towels.

Whisk together vinegar, shallot, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and add oil in a slow stream, whisking until emulsified. Whisk in tarragon.

Halve egg and force each half through a coarse sieve into a bowl. Toss asparagus with 1 tablespoon vinaigrette and divide among 4 plates. Spoon remaining dressing over asparagus and top with egg.

"SARA'S SECRETS with Sara Moulton - (Show # SS-1B81) - from the TV FOOD NETWORK"


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