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Asparagus With Pistachio Citrus Gremolata

Asparagus with Pistachio Citrus Gremolata

Fresh and full of flavor, this easy Gremolata is the perfect topping for fish, veggies, or chicken! Serve it with our simple citrus roasted asparagus. 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 1 kcal
Author With Two Spoons


For The Asparagus

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, woody ends trimmed off
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste

For The Gremolata

  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons orange zest
  • 1/4 cup roasted and salted pistachios, chopped
  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced


For The Gremolata

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the parsley, garlic, zest, and pistachios. Stir to combine and set aside to allow the flavors to blend.

For The Asparagus

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. 

  2. In a small bowl, combine the fresh orange juice and olive oil. Mix together and season with salt and pepper to taste. 

  3. Toss the asparagus with 2 Tablespoons of the orange-olive oil mixture and spread the spears out on the prepared baking sheet.

  4. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until just roasted. Top with the Gremolata and season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.