More Great Recipes: Early Summer


Asparagus Brushetta


User Avatar
Member since 2020
No Video

"Great summertime crowd pleaser!"

Serves 1 dozen | Prep Time 30 min | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

Great twist on brushetta using asparagus.


Ingredients You'll Need

3 cups water
1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (blanched)
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup minced fresh basil
2 green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
12 slices French bread baguette (1/2 inch thick), toasted
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/4 toasted pine nuts


Directions

In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add the asparagus; cover and boil for 2-4 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
In a large bowl, combine the asparagus, tomatoes, basil, onions, lime juice, oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Using a slotted spoon, spoon asparagus mixture onto toasted bread. Sprinkle with blue cheese.


Pairs Well With

Favorite summer cocktail!


Questions, Comments & Reviews


The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51207 Downloads
FREE
'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

11836 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

482 Downloads
FREE
Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart