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Asparagus with Tarragon Vinaigrette

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 20 min
  • 30 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted fromGourmet

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoons finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2 large eggs, hard-boiled
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

Prep: 1. Boil water for asparagus and eggs. 2. Mince garlic and tarragon. Make: 1. Place eggs in boiling water and boil for 10-12 minutes for hard boiled or 5-7 for soft. 2. Meanwhile, set asparagus in steamer over boiling water, covered, until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes (depending on thickness). 3. Whisk together vinegar, garlic, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and add oil slowly, whisking continuously. Add in tarragon. 4. Chop or halve eggs. 5. Toss asparagus with 1 tablespoon vinaigrette and divide among 4 plates. Spoon remaining dressing over asparagus and top with egg.

Notes

Getting the woody ends off asparagus is a snap! Check out our favorite trick here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lO--KBhVzeE

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