Asparagus with Roasted Shallots and Cayenne Pepper


  • 4 Shallots
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Bunch Asparagus trimmed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Thyme
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Basil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt


Step 1

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

In an oven safe pan add the shallots and a small amount of the olive oil. Roast in oven for 25–30 minutes or until the shallots start to become golden brown and soft. Stir them as needed to brown evenly.

Step 3

Remove and slice into large rings and place in a bowl, keep warm.

Step 4

Bring a small pot of water to a boil and cook the asparagus for 3–4 minutes or until tender. Drain and arrange on a plate or platter.

Step 5

Add the remaining olive oil, cayenne pepper, fresh herbs, and salt to the shallots and combine. Pour over asparagus and serve.

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