Crispy asparagus with vegan parmesan and lemon

Crispy asparagus with vegan parmesan and lemon
Crispy asparagus with vegan parmesan and lemon

This recipe is a different and very original way to prepare asparagus. With it we get a delicious tender texture inside and crispy on the outside that, moreover, is very, very tasty.

And the subtle flavor of the asparagus is surrounded by a delicate aroma of Parmesan and a sparkling lemon point that take an exquisite prominence, which takes this simple dish to another level.

If we analyze the steps to make this recipe, we see that it is very easy to prepare and does not require many ingredients; but the best thing is that it is a very healthy dish, since it is free of cholesterol, because the parmesan with which it is prepared is made only with vegetable ingredients, which makes it taste finer and that is respectful with our health, with the environment and with animals.

Thanks to the combination of its ingredients, this is a dish rich in fiber , tryptophan , flavonoids , beta-carotene , proteins , omega-6 fatty acids, phytosterols , alliin , glycolic acid , vitamins C , E and group B ( B1 , B2 , B3 , B5 , B6 and B9 or folic acid , calcium , copper , chromium , phosphorus , iron , magnesium , manganese , potassium , selenium and zinc .

Below you can see what ingredients you need and the steps to follow in order to give an irresistible touch to the asparagus.

Difficulty levelPreparation timeRations
Very easy1 h.For 3 people

Ingredients

  • 250 gr. asparagus
  • 90 gr. cashew parmesan
  • 90 gr. breadcrumbs
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 80 gr. Yolanda flour
  • 120 ml. soy milk
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 1 pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Wash the asparagus, cut away the hard part (the lower end) and set aside.
  2. Put to heat water with salt in a large pot and, when it starts to boil, add the asparagus and cook for 3 minutes. After this time, take them out of the water and drain them, rinse them under running cold water in the strainer to keep the color bright and let them drain again. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, put the Yolanda flour, soy milk, salt and pepper and stir with a whisk so that no lumps remain. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl or dish, put the breadcrumbs, cashew parmesan and lemon zest and stir well to obtain a uniform mixture.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200º and, meanwhile, prepare the asparagus. First, dip the asparagus one by one into the flour, soy milk, salt and pepper mixture and, then, dip them into the breadcrumbs, cashew parmesan and lemon zest mixture. As asparagus are coated, place them side by side in a baking dish, making sure they are not caked.
  6. Introduce the baking dish in the oven and bake for 15 minutes, making sure the asparagus do not burn. After this time, when they are brown, take the asparagus out of the oven and serve freshly baked.
Crispy Asparagus with Vegan Parmesan and Fresh Baked Lemon
Crispy Asparagus with Vegan Parmesan and Fresh Baked Lemon
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Notes

  • When grating the lemon peel, it is important that it is very clean and, if possible, that it is ecological.
  • So that the flavor is not altered, we recommend that soy milk be without added sugars.
  • It is important that the plate or bowl where we make the mixture of breadcrumbs, cashew parmesan and lemon zest is large enough so that the asparagus fits well when it comes to batter.
  • If you want a thicker layer of batter, you can pass the asparagus again, once battered, through the Yolanda flour and soy milk mixture and through the mixture of breadcrumbs, cashew parmesan and lemon zest.
  • If you want an even crunchier consistency, you can bake the asparagus with the oven air on for the last few minutes to dry.
  • We recommend that, once baked, you consume the asparagus freshly removed from the oven, as they soften quickly.

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