Tomato-Topped Asparagus

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 mins

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.


Most Helpful

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!

AnnetteMarie November 07, 2004

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