Asparagus with Dijon Thyme Shallots

Celebrate spring with asparagus dressed with a mouth-watering shallot topping.
  • Prep time 5 mins
  • Cook time 10 mins
  • Yields 4 servings
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  • Recipe Submitted By Natalie Browne


  • 1 lb asparagus
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 good-sized shallot
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp honey


  • glass baking dish
  • cutting board and knife
  • measuring spoons
  • large pan


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Trim the ends of the asparagus and place in the glass baking dish. Fill with 1/2" of water. Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes until lightly steamed.
  3. While the asparagus is cooking, finely chop the shallots.
  4. In a large pan, heat olive oil over low-medium heat and add the shallots. Cook for two minutes until it starts to sweat. Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  5. Once the asparagus has finished cooking, drain the water and serve topped with the shallot mixture.

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