Tomato-Topped Asparagus

READY IN: 26mins
Top Review by AnnetteMarie

Delicious! Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables and this was a great way to dress it up! I actually used two pounds of asparagus with the same amount of vinegrette and tomatoes and felt that it was seasoned just perfectly for us. I always steam my vegetables over chicken broth rather than water and I did that in this recipe also. Very tasty, very easy and will make again. Thanks for winning the football pool, Podapo!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine chopped basil, olive oil, vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously.
  2. Set vinegrette mixture aside.
  3. Snap off ends of asparagus.
  4. Remove scales with a knife or vegie peeler, if desired.
  5. Place asparagus in a vegetable steamer over boiling water; cover and steam 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  6. Arrange asparagus on a serving platter; sprinkle with chopped tomato.
  7. (I just lay it in a row over the center of the asparagus) Drizzle vinaigrette mixture over asparagus.

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