Total Time
Prep 8 mins
Cook 8 mins

Balsamic dressing and cream cheese makes this open-faced sandwich. When you want something a little different......

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a steamer basket over boiling water, steam asparagus for 3-5 minutes or until fork tender, but NOT overcooked.
  2. Rinse immediately under cold water. Set aside until ready to use.
  3. SAUCE: Combine the balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar and garlic in a small saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons of water. Over medium heat, reduce by half.
  4. Add the green onion. Adjust seasoning.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, chives and tarragon. Set aside.
  6. In a toaster oven or under a broiler, toast one side of each of the baguette slices.
  7. Spread each with a small amount of the cream cheese mixture.
  8. Arrange the asparagus, drizzle with vinegarette.
  9. Add desired seasoning of S&P.
  10. Add sliced radishes (optional).