Star Ingredient: Da Rosario White Truffle FondueTruffle fondue (white-truffle-infused cheeses mixed with butter) quickly turns asparagus into a superluxe starter or side dish.Plus: More Vegetable Recipes and Tips

Grace Parisi
March 2004

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© Petrina Tinslay

Recipe Summary

total:
12 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the broiler and position an oven rack 8 inches from the heat. Melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the minced shallots and cook over moderately high heat until barely softened, about 1 minute. Add the asparagus, season with salt and pepper and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender and lightly browned in spots, about 5 minutes.

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  • Transfer the asparagus to a medium gratin dish and spread the truffle fondue over them. Broil until golden and bubbling, shifting the dish for even browning, about 1 minute. Sprinkle with the tarragon and serve.

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