Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Bundles with Meyer Lemon Sauce

Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Bundles with Meyer Lemon Sauce

This is a delicious and beautiful dish. It is a great dish for company because you can prepare ahead of time. The dish is very showy and impressive.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Combine water, olive oil, and 1 teaspoon salt in a large pot; bring to a boil. Cook lasagna noodles in the boiling water until tender yet still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x12-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Step 3

    Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and cook uncovered until bright green, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a colander and rinse with cold water. Add chives to the boiling water; cook for 1 minute. Transfer to the colander and rinse with cold water.
  4. Step 4

    Mix mascarpone cheese, sour cream, and Dijon mustard together in a bowl. Fold in chopped onion, capers, dill, caper brine, white pepper, and lemon zest.
  5. Step 5

    Place lasagna noodles on a flat work surface. Spread 1 spoonful of mascarpone mixture down the middle of each noodle. Cover mascarpone mixture with salmon slices. Arrange 4 spears of asparagus perpendicularly over salmon. Gather up sides of the noodles to form bundles around the asparagus; tie up with chives. Transfer bundles to the prepared baking dish.
  6. Step 6

    Combine Meyer lemon juice, butter, grated onion, brown sugar, dry mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and black pepper in a small saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until sauce is smooth, 3 to 5 minutes. Pour sauce over bundles.
  7. Step 7

    Bake bundles in the preheated oven until heated through, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle paprika on top before serving.