Roasted Asparagus & Black Garlic Pesto

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Plate of roasted asparagus pesto


250g fresh asparagus

6 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil

3 cloves of black garlic paste

1 garlic clove

1/4 tsp chilli flakes

1/2 tsp salt

25g freshly grated Parmesan cheese

60g pine nuts

1 tablespoon lemon juice


Preheat the oven to 200º/180º Fan

Cut off and discard any tough ends of asparagus. In a large baking dish, add 1 Tbsp of oil, the asparagus, black garlic & garlic clove and the chilli flakes. Mix well and when the oven's up to temperature, pop the dish in for 15 minutes.

Allow the asparagus to cool down a little then blitz in a food processor with the rest of the ingredients for 1 minute. Scrape down the sides of the bowl & blitz again until smooth. Serve with cooked pasta.. 

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