For vegetarian guests, can I omit the Pancetta in Absurdly Addictive Asparagus w/o compromising the dish? dish?

Smoked salt? Crispy leeks on top?

Dagir
  • Posted by: Dagir
  • April 2, 2021
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Nancy April 2, 2021
Yes you could use smoked salt or crispy leeks as garnish.
Also anything that has some of the characteristics for which the bacon was being used - crunch, protein, salt, umami - thus, nuts, crispy fried garbanzos, party snack of mixed salted snacks.
 
Nancy April 2, 2021
Sorry, it was pancetta not bacon. I think you'll still be looking for similar characteristics to contrast with the asparagus.
 
Dagir April 3, 2021
Thanks, Nancy. Your suggestions make sense. I’m thinking crispy chickpeas with sea salt!
 
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