Steamy Asparagus with Almonds

Ignite eros with this healthy and flavourful recipe rich in natural stimulating ingredients like Garlic, Parsley, Almonds, and Asparagus.  Serve this dish on a candlelit table with likewise stimulating glasses of white wine.

3 tbsp. Fresh parsley, sliced

1 large Garlic clove

½ cup Almonds, sliced

3 tbsp. Shallots, finely sliced

2 tsp. Lemon peel, grated

2 tsp. Fresh Lemon Juice

1 tsp. Virgin Olive Oil

1 kilo. Asparagus, trimmed

Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Heat up 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over low flame.
  2. Add shallots & garlic & saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Pour the shallot mixture into a medium bowl and mix in some more olive oil, parsley, lemon juice & peel.
  4. Spice up with salt & pepper.
  5. Steam asparagus until crisp-tender. (Can be made 1 day ahead; cover shallot mixture & asparagus separately; chill).
  6. Place shallot mixture in a heavy large skillet over medium flame.
  7. Add almonds & cook this until browned, stirring every once in awhile, about 3 minutes.
  8. Add asparagus & stir until heated through.
  9. Spice up to taste with salt & pepper.
  10. Divide asparagus among plates.
  11. Enjoy the Steamed Asparagus With Almond and toast to a romantic evening!
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