Monday, July 2, 2012

Asparagus Fries with Avocado Yogurt Dip


Made these for my healthy potluck a few weeks ago. They were delicious! I loved this dipping sauce with the asparagus, it was creamy and refreshing. Enjoy!

Asparagus Fries (Serves 7-8)
Time: 30-45mins Prep and Bake


Ingredients:

Fries
- 1 Bunch Asparagus
- 1 1/2c Panko
- 2 Eggs, Lighten beaten to create an egg wash
- 3/4c Flour
- 1/2tsp : Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Salt
- 2-3tsp Grated Parmesean 


Avocado Yogurt Dip
- 1 Avocado
- 1/2c Plain Yogurt
- 1tbsp Lemon Juice
- 3-5 Roasted Garlic Cloves ( Drizzle cloves with olive oil and roast until tender)
- Salt to taste
- Fresh Herbs (Optional) 
  1. Cut and trim asparagus. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix together your spices and add panko mixture.
  3. Roll your asparagus in flour, dip in egg, and roll in panko mixture.
  4. Place your asparagus on a baking rack and place in oven for 15-20mins.
  5. To make your dip, add the ingredients into a magic bullet or food processor and pulse until everything is combined and garlic is pureed.

4 comments:

Angie said...

Well that sounds easy enough, and my whole family love asparagus. What a great recipe to share at Foodie Friends Friday. Thank you!

Eat. Love. and Be Merry. said...

They were great Angie! I made these for a healthy girls brunch, hope you like them too!

Marlys-thisandthat said...

I love asparagus but my husband doesn't ~ maybe he would like it this way.... Also we both love avocado so your dip would be a hit in our house. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends friday. Newest Follower
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Eat. Love. and Be Merry. said...

Hope you like it Marlys-thisandthat! Let me know if this helps him move a little closer to liking asparagus haha! Have a great day!