This oriental-style asparagus and pine nut dish is a perfect accompaniment to small light summer meals, and takes little time to prepare and cook. Fried pine nuts give it nutritious protein-packed crunch, while the asparagus is… well, it's asparagus, nothing more needs to be said.
If you don't have some already, I urge you to buy a traditionally brewed tamari sauce made from slow-fermented soy beans instead of anything marketed as just soy sauce, which are usually made with 40-60% wheat as well as quick hydrolyzed soy protein and caramel colouring. Good tamari sauces are wheat-free, contain more digestible proteins, and taste so much better than ordinary soy sauces that you'll never go back. Fortunately, they're also widely available these days from reputable suppliers like San-J or Eden Foods.
|Asparagus and Oriental Tamari Dressing with Pine Nuts|
|Recipe by Lisa Turner|
Published on June 27, 2007
Asparagus tossed with a simple and flavorful oriental tamari and sesame dressing and fried pine nuts
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