Roasted Asparagus with Tahini Ranch

roasted asparagus and radishes
Asparagus is cooked on a preheated baking sheet in the oven until tender yet toothsome, then served with a tahini-yogurt sauce packed with fresh herbs for dipping.Kat Craddock

At Charleston's The Grocery, chef Kevin Johnson gives asparagus a quick turn in the oven, then serves the spears with a zesty, herb-flecked tahini-yogurt sauce—a grown-up take on ranch dressing—which also pairs well with other roasted spring vegetables, such as radishes, baby beets, and young Japanese turnips.