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Asparagus with Fresh Tomato Garnish

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

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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.


Asparagus with Fresh Tomato Garnish Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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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; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 2 g fiber; 85 mg sodium; 274 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Folate (23% daily value), Vitamin A & Vitamin C (20% dv).

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat


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