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Asparagus with Macadamia Nuts

When roasted, macadamia nuts become even richer and more buttery, making them a great complement for roasted asparagus. Fresh lemon juice and zest brighten the toasted taste, while garlic adds savory sharpness. Be sure to serve this dish while the nuts are still warm.

Serves 6
Ready in 30 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 20 mins
63 calories per serving


> 1 lb fresh asparagus
> 1 tbsp olive oil
> 2 tsp finely chopped garlic
> 1/4 tsp sea salt
> Ground black pepper to taste
> 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
> 1 tbsp lemon zest
> 3 tbsp coarsley chopped raw macadamia nuts


Preheat oven to 375°F. Wash and dry the asparagus spears and then place them on a baking sheet. Drizzle oil over the asparagus spears and sprinkle with garlic, salt, pepper, lemon juice and lemon zest. Toss to coat evenly. Roast for 15–20 minutes. In a dry skillet, toast the macadamia nuts over medium heat until lightly browned and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Arrange the asparagus spears on a serving plate, drizzle with any juices from roasting pan and top with macadamia nuts. Serve warm.

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