Spargel-Antipasti mit Lachs (White Asparagus and Smoked Salmon)

Spargel-Antipasti mit Lachs (White Asparagus and Smoked Salmon)

A special starter for a dinner for two: cooked white asparagus with smoked salmon, topped with fresh herbs and Parmesan cheese.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Peel asparagus spears from top to bottom with a vegetable peeler, starting below the tips. Cut off woody ends with a knife.
  2. Step 2

    Place asparagus spears in a large, wide saucepan and pour in enough lightly salted water to just cover. Bring water to a boil; add butter, sugar, and salt. Reduce heat; simmer until spears are tender and easily pierced with a knife, 15 to 25 minutes. Drain.
  3. Step 3

    Divide smoked salmon between 2 serving plates. Place asparagus spears on top.
  4. Step 4

    Warm oil and parsley in a small saucepan over low heat until fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Drizzle oil over asparagus. Grate Parmesan cheese on top using a cheese grater or shave into strips using a vegetable peeler. Season with pepper.