Roasted Asparagus with Wasabi Vinaigrette

If you've ever turned up your nose at asparagus, this recipe is for you. A hint of sesame and wasabi transform this vegetable into a craveable vegetable staple. For best results, be sure to use wasabi paste not powder!

Roasted Asparagus with Wasabi Vinaigrette. Photo by Jenny Dorsey.

Roasted Asparagus with Wasabi Vinaigrette. Photo by Jenny Dorsey.

Roasted Asparagus with Wasabi Vinaigrette

Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp kosher salt

Wasabi Vinaigrette

  • 1 tsp wasabi paste
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 Tbsp grapeseed oil  
  • 1 Tbsp mirin
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp scallion, sliced thinly
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Toss asparagus with salt and sesame oil. Place on parchment lined sheet tray and roast 15-20 minutes until soft.
  2. Whisk together all ingredients for vinaigrette and drizzle over asparagus.