Herbed Asparagus with Shiitakes and Parmesan
Herbed Asparagus with Shiitakes and Parmesan recipe 19
Add asparagus to boiling pan of salted water.
Simmer until tender, about 1 minute.
Drain; pat dry. Meanwhile, remove and discard mushroom stems. Cut mushrooms into ¼ inch strips.
Melt butter in large heavy skillet, add shallots; cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until golden brown.
Add asparagus and mushrooms; cook 2 minutes, add herbs, salt and pepper; cook an additional minute.
Transfer asparagus to oven-proof individual serving platters or gratin or to a large oven-proof platter, keeping stalks in an even row so they can be served easily; sprinkle with shiitakes.
Top with Parmesan; place platter under hot broiler until cheese is slightly melted, about 2 minutes.