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    Grilled Tomatoes and Asparagus With Pesto Garnish

    Grilled Tomatoes and Asparagus With Pesto Garnish. Photo by Rita~

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    21 mins

    15 mins

    6 mins

    Rita~'s Note:

    Lots of flavor! This recipe was made for the RSC contest so that is why different ingredients are used like the soy and Ricotta. I myself would like my pesto Pesto better. And as for the 1/2 teaspoon light soy you don't even know it's there. But if you like go ahead and use salt or just skip it! For the pesto is strong and the veggies need nothing extra.

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    Pesto

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat grill.
    2. 2
      For pesto place all ingredients into a food processor pulse till smooth.
    3. 3
      Keep cool.
    4. 4
      Mix olive oil and soy place in storage bag.
    5. 5
      Add tomatoes and asparagus.
    6. 6
      Toss to cover then place on hot grill turning till just blistered.
    7. 7
      Remove from grill.
    8. 8
      Season with salt and pepper.
    9. 9
      Cut tomatoes in half.
    10. 10
      Arrange on plate with aparagus.
    11. 11
      Topping with pesto.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 18, 2003

      35

      This recipe had many good things about it, but Im not sure that I enjoyed the mixture of it. The pesto is very good, but I didnt really like it mixed with the tomato and asparagus with the soy sauce. I felt like it was missing something, and maybe I wouldnt have used the soy sauce. Maybe I'll add some pasta to this next time...and leave out the soy sauce.

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    • on July 05, 2003

      45

      I really enjoyed the pesto in this recipe. I used fresh basil and spearmint and these combined well. It went well with the tomatoes but not quite so well with the asparagus, overwhelming the taste of the asparagus a little. Despite this, it is still an enjoyable dish and it certainly looks pretty on the plate. Very quick and easy to make as well, so it would be worth doing at a BBQ.

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    • on June 30, 2003

      55

      This is really good. Really nice for a change at a BBQ. A nice and sophisticated side dish. It also worked for my lo carb diet. I never had asparagus on the grill and this was really good. The pesto was amazing and I will be using the leftovers on my salad tomorrow. Thanks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Grilled Tomatoes and Asparagus With Pesto Garnish

    Serving Size: 1 (152 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 269.3
     
    Calories from Fat 238
    88%
    Total Fat 26.5 g
    40%
    Saturated Fat 4.2 g
    21%
    Cholesterol 6.9 mg
    2%
    Sodium 50.7 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.4 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 2.6 g
    10%
    Protein 4.1 g
    8%

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