Sauteed asparagus with balsamic glaze
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Serves: 4
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, hard ends removed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • ⅛ teaspoon sea salt
  • cracked black pepper, to taste
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
  1. Bring water to boil in a skillet
  2. Add asparagus and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes
  3. Remove asparagus to serving dish and empty water
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil and add the onion and tomatoes, sauteeing for 3-4 minutes
  5. Add 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar and cover for 2 minutes
  6. Pour over asparagus and sprinkle with black pepper and ⅛ teaspoon sea salt
  7. If desired, top with a dusting of grated Parmesan cheese.
Recipe by Passing The Relish at