The Cartoon Kitchen: Asparagus and Carrots

The Cartoon Kitchen: Asparagus and Carrots

This week's Cartoon Kitchen features Serious Eats' cartoonist in residence Larry Gonick's spin on asparagus and carrots. —Ed Levine


  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/2 pound asparagus, tough ends snapped off
  • Vinaigrette (mix together oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt, pepper)
  • Paprika


  1. 1.

    Steam carrot and asparagus together side by side until asparagus is tender.

  2. 2.

    Arrange asparagus on a platter with carrots on top of asparagus. Let cool. Pour vinaigrette over.

  3. 3.

    Add a dusting of paprika. Serve.

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