Delicious green vegetable side dish, perfect to lighten up any main course!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, French
Keyword Side Dish, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1 tbl maple syrup
Preheat oven to 375 °F
In a small saucepan on medium heat, place maple syrup and shelled pistachios. Simmer nuts for 5 minutes until pistachios are covered in maple syrup.
Spoon out nuts onto parchment paper, let cool.
Prep your mise! Wash asparagus and green beans. Remove stem of the asparagus (bottom white part) by snapping the asparagus, the white part will naturally break off.
Remove the stem ends of the green beans. Bring a medium pot of salted water to boil. Add beans and cook for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
Cut lemon in ½ (widthweise). Slice half the lemon in rounds. Place rounds on a baking sheet. Place asparagus on top of lemon rounds. Drizzle olive oil, the juice of ½ the lemon, salt and pepper and coat asparagus evenly
For an extra layer of crunchy texture, bake asparagus for 5 minutes and broil for the remaining 5 minutes. Those chard bits are seriously delicious!