Asparagus Bruschetta

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For a light bite, these pretty appetizers are a delicious twist on traditional bruschetta. From Elaine Sweet: Dallas, Texas. Recipe published in Light & Tasty June/July 2006.

Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

  • 3 cup(s) water
  • 1/2 pound(s) fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cup(s) grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup(s) minced fresh basil
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoon(s) lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) grated lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1 French bread baguette (8 ounces), cut into 12 slices and toasted
  • 1/2 cup(s) crumbled blue cheese

Preparation

  1. • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add the asparagus; cover and boil for 2-4 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  2. • In a large bowl, combine the asparagus, tomatoes, basil, onions, lime juice, oil, garlic, lime peel, salt and pepper. Using a slotted spoon, spoon asparagus mixture onto bread. Sprinkle with blue cheese.
September 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psfreeman and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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