crunchy asparagus fries
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Recipe type: snack, side dish, vegetable
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 bunch asparagus, washed and ends removed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup almond flour, plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1/4 cup flax seed meal or finely ground flax seed
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. On a large dish, lay out asparagus and dust with 2 tablespoons almond flour.
  3. In a food processor, process together pine nuts, onion powder, garlic powder, sea salt, and pepper to make a vegan parmesan cheese.
  4. In a small bowl, combine this vegan parmesan cheese, almond flour, and flax seed meal to make the breading for the fries.
  5. Transfer the breading to a large plate.
  6. Crack the egg into a long bowl, and whisk with a fork until beaten.
  7. Dredge asparagus stalks through the beaten egg.
  8. Then roll each egg-coated stalk in the breading mixture.
  9. Lay the breaded asparagus stalks in a single layer in a greased baking pan or parchment lined baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes, or until desired crunchiness is achieved.
  11. Enjoy with your favorite condiment.
Recipe by The Naked Avocado at https://nakedavocado.com/2013/04/crunchy-asparagus-fries/