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Asparagus with Fresh Tomato Garnish

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/asparagus_with_fresh_tomato_garnish.html

From EatingWell:  The EatingWell Diet (2007), The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

This quick raw “tomato sauce” makes a beautiful, elegant topping for asparagus spears. This is a great dish for entertaining because it will be just as delicious warm or room temperature.

4 servings | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Put asparagus in a steamer basket, place in the pan, cover and steam until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, shallot, oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Serve the asparagus topped with the tomato garnish.

Nutrition

Per serving : 58 Calories; 4 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 3 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 5 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 85 mg Sodium; 274 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat