- Pepita is the Spanish term for "pumpkin seed"; you can substitute toasted pine nuts, sunflower seeds, pecans, or walnuts.
- Kosher salt
- 1½ pounds thin asparagus spears, trimmed and cut crosswise on the bias into 1½-inch pieces
- 2 cups snow peas, strings removed (about 6 ounces)
- 1½ Tbsp. white wine vinegar
- 1½ Tbsp. lime juice (from about 1 lime)
- 1 tsp. sugar
- ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- 1 small shallot, finely chopped
- ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 3 Tbsp. chopped flat-leaf parsley
- ¼ cup shelled, roasted, and salted pepitas
- Total time: 30 minutes
- Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and snow peas; cook 30 seconds.
- Drain, rinse in very cold water, and drain well again.
- In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, lime juice, sugar, 1 tsp. salt, pepper, garlic, and shallot.
- While continuing to whisk, drizzle in oil until thickened.
- Add asparagus, snow peas, and parsley; toss to coat.
- Transfer to a serving platter, garnish with pepitas, and serve.
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