Creamy Macadamia Dip With Asparagus – Recipe

Creamy Macadamia Dip With Asparagus

Creamy Macadamia Dip With Asparagus


Dress Up British Asparagus with the Queen of Nuts… This recipe makes the most of the British asparagus season (late April-June) and is perfect as a healthy side dish for any spring supper. To make it a perfect meal for one just add a poached egg.

Serves 2
1 bunch of British Asparagus, washed and trimmed
25g macadamia nuts, halved
Olive oil and seasoning to finish

For the dip:
1 ripe avocado
2 tablespoons lemon juice
150ml cup sour cream
1 tablespoon chopped chives
25g macadamia nuts, chopped and roasted
Salt and pepper to taste

yorkshire food Creamy Macadamia Dip With AsparagusMethod

  1. Begin by making the dip. Place avocado flesh, lemon juice and sour cream in a blender and process until smooth (you could also mash with fork).
  2. Mix avocado with chives and nuts. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Chill until ready to serve.
  3. Place the asparagus in a pan of boiling water and cook for no more than 2 minutes. Then drain and run under cold water for a minute to stop them from over cooking.
  4. To serve place half of the asparagus on each plate and dollop over the macadamia dip.
  5. Finish with a scattering of macadamia halves and a drizzle of olive oil.

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