Wednesday I tried Morel hunting in one of my favorite places. Morels are up in various places here in Minnesota, but it was just too early in my spot, I think. The only fungus I saw was one tiny little inky cap, about 2" tall. We'll go back a few times over the next couple weeks; hopefully we'll have a bounty like last year!
I may not have found any Morels, but I did score some early asparagus! I'd guess about 90% of what we found was too little to be picked, but it's a great spot and we try to go at least once every spring.
Which brings me to this:
Roasted Asparagus with Goat Feta Cheese & Pecans
goat feta cheese
pecans, roughly chopped
Layer the asparagus on a baking sheet. Drizzle on a little olive oil & lemon juice. Season lightly with salt, pepper, and garlic. Toss on some goat feta cheese and top with pecans. Roast for 10 minutes at 415F (set the oven somewhere between 400 and 425F). Remove from oven, drizzle with a little bit more olive oil & lemon juice and serve warm.
It's very easy to eat a lot of this!! :)
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