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Asparagus with Capers  


Veg  HT  ACC  30mins


Serves 4     


Recipe Tags:  Hot  Vegetarian  Vegan VegetableAccompaniment  Healthy Eating  Gluten Wheat  Dairy Free  Eggless



350g/12oz Fresh Asparagus Spears

Salt and Pepper

2 tbsp Olive Oil

1 large Garlic Clove, very thinly sliced

1 tbsp Capers, drained and roughly chopped

The juice of 1  Orange  



1. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6 and bring a large saucepan of  salted water to the boil.  Add the asparagus and cook for 3-5 minutes until tender-crisp.


2. Drain the asparagus, refresh under cold running water and dry on kitchen paper.


3. Pour the oil into a shallow roasting tin then add the dried asparagus turning to coat well on all sides.


4. Scatter the garlic slivers and capers over the top of the asparagus and roast for 8-10 minutes until the asparagus is just beginning to browned and cooked through. 


5. To serve - sprinkle with the orange juice, season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

End of instructions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Large Saucepan

Shallow oven proof dish/tin



Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Coat -  to to cover with a thin film of liquid, usually a sauce


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