Use Circulated Air Grilling
Cooking time 15-20 minutes
Serves 6 people
550g asparagus, trimmed
2 tbsp olive oil
Juice of half a lemon
1 large onion, sliced
1 leek sliced and washed
500g peas (frozen will work well)
1.5 litres vegetable stock
100 ml cream (optional)
Salt and pepper
Circulated Air Grilling at 200C
1. Place the asparagus on the universal pan and drizzle over half the olive oil and the lemon juice. Season well with salt and pepper. Roast for about 6 minutes on shelf level 3.
2. Place the remaining oil in a large pan. Cook the onion and leek over a low heat for 8-10 minutes until soft but not coloured.
3. Add in the vegetable stock. Bring to the boil then add the peas and roasted asparagus. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add half the cream if using. Season well and blend until smooth.
4. Serve hot in bowls with the extra cream.
Note: The asparagus can be roasted using Microwave Combination. Choose Grill Setting 3 and 90W and cook for 4-5 minutes.