Recipe: Asparagus Fries
How about a yummy garden fresh substitute for french fries? Asparagus is baked to crisp perfection in under 20 minutes with only 6 ingredients!
Asparagus is one of the best veggies to use for a french fry substitute because they are already shaped to perfection which requires little prep work. They are a superfood loaded with antioxidants to help detoxify the liver!
1 pound asparagus spears, ends cut off
1 large pasture-raised egg, beaten
1/3 cup almond meal
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Preheat the oven to 425ºF.
Place the asparagus spears in a large mixing bowl. Cut the tough ends of the asparagus.
Pour the beaten egg over the asparagus and use your hands to coat.
You can add herbs like dried basil, dill, or garlic at this time.
Combine the almond meal, nutritional yeast, and sea salt in a shallow dish or plate.
Shake the excess egg off the asparagus and toss in the almond meal mixture, using your hands to coat the spears.
Evenly spread the asparagus onto the baking sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, until light golden brown. Serve hot.
BONUS - Paleo Ranch Dressing
1 cup Paleo mayonnaise
½ cup full-fat coconut milk
1 t garlic powder
1 t dried dill
Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix until smooth and creamy.
Chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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