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.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, shallot, oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Serve the asparagus topped with the tomato garnish.

Nutrition Facts

59 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 5.7g; dietary fiber 1.9g; sugars 3.3g; fat 3.8g; saturated fat 0.5g; vitamin a iu 1075IU; vitamin c 12.7mg; folate 92.5mcg; calcium 19.4mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 14.7mg; potassium 291.9mg; sodium 83.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 vegetable, 1 fat