Sometimes, simplicity means elegance! This is definitely true for this classic French side dish, asparagus with hollandaise sauce. Perfectly cooked asparagus spears are topped with a luscious and creamy homemade hollandaise sauce that you can prepare in minutes. The dish is a perfect accompaniment to any fancy home-cooked meal or as a delicious vegetarian side dish any night of the week.
The recipe below shows you how to prepare a quick and easy hollandaise sauce on your stovetop -- a handy skill for any chef to have. You roast the asparagus spears in the oven to give a light charred flavor to the tender vegetable. This recipe is so simple, the entire dish can be ready to eat in just about 20 minutes. Plus, it's an excellent option for anyone living the low-carb lifestyle.