Asparagus, Balsamic Tomatoes, Goat Cheese

Ingredients: Makes 7 servings

Side dishes

1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1.5 cups grape tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons goat cheese
1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place a pot of water on the stove over high heat. Blanch asparagus in boiling water for about 1 minute until bright green. Transfer to an ice bath to quickly stop cooking and drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add tomatoes and garlic. Cook about 5 minutes or until tomatoes are slightly caramelized and ready to burst. Stir in vinegar and simmer until mixture has reduced and slightly thickened. Stir in salt.
  3. Arrange asparagus on a platter. Top asparagus with tomato balsamic mixture. Crumble goat cheese over asparagus and sprinkle with pepper.

Serving Size: 
1/2 cup 

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 70 calories, 5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 60 mg sodium, 5 g carbs, 3 g sugar, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein

Recipe Source:
Recipe provided by FLIK Hospitality Group leaving site icon