Zesty Lemon Asparagus

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For me there is no better pairing than asparagus and eggs. This dish makes a great brunch or spring side dish. 

Ingredients

1 1/2 tablespoons Zesty Lemon Herb
3 raw eggs
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 bunch asparagus, washed and ends trimmed
1/2 lemon, cut into 1/4 inch slices
1 teaspoon sea salt

Recipe Info

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Prep Time: 
5 minutes
Cook Time: 
16 minutes
Resting Time: 
2 minutes
Total Time: 
21 minutes
Serving size: 
6

Directions

1. Turn broiler on high, set oven rack to the middle position. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.Set aside.
2. Bring a large saucepan (2 qt) of water to boil over medium-high heat.
3. Carefully lower the eggs into the boiling water with a slotted spoon., Cook for exactly 6.5 minutes maintaining a gentle boil.
4. Transfer eggs to an ice bath and cool for 2 minutes, this stops them from cooking further.
5. Gently crack the eggs all over and peel starting from the fattest end (which contains the air pocket). Serve immediately or cover and chill for up for 3 days.
6. Add asparagus, oil, Zesty Lemon Herb seasoning and lemon slices to the prepared pan. Toss well. Broil for 6-8 minutes, watching carefully.
7. Remove the asparagus from oven and transfer to serving platter.
8. Carefully slice eggs in half and add to platter. Season with salt. Serve immediately.

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