Asparagus Chile Scramble

Halayone u Bayd

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Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

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A simple way to prepare wild asparagus, common in southern Gaza.


  • 1 hot green chile pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • ½


Crush the chile peppers in a mortar and pestle with a little salt. Sauté the onion on medium heat in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until it turns lightly golden. Add the finely chopped asparagus and the chile and continue to cook for about 5 minutes, until the asparagus is bright green but still slight