Asparagus with Herbed Cheese on Toast

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 15mins




  • Snap off tough ends of asparagus; remove scales with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired.
  • Drop asparagus and onion wedges into a large saucepan of boiling water; cook 3-4 minutes.
  • Drain and plunge into ice water; drain well.
  • Pat dry with a paper towel; set aside.
  • Combine ricotta cheese, fresh thyme, chives, and chervil in a bowl; stir well, and set aside.
  • Cut bread crosswise into 6 (1-inch-thick) slices; reserve remaining bread for another use.
  • Toast bread slices under broiler until golden brown.
  • Spread cheese mixture evenly over bread and set aside.
  • Heat non-stick skillet with olive oil.
  • Add onion, salt, and pepper; saute for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Add asparagus and heat.
  • Top bread with onions and asparagus.
  • Place briefly under the broiler to heat.