Asparagus with Fresh Grape Relish

Asparagus with Fresh Grape Relish

Try this steamed or grilled asparagus topped with a fresh grape relish.

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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

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Ingredients

  • 0.45 kg medium fresh asparagus
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup each coarsely chopped red and green seedless California grapes
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper

Directions:

Remove thick, woody part of asparagus spears. Bring water and salt to boil. Add asparagus and cook about 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender and still bright green.

While asparagus is cooking, heat olive oil in a skillet and sauté onion and garlic. Add grapes, vinegar, mustard and pepper; heat thoroughly.

Spoon half of grape mixture onto serving platter, top with cooked asparagus and spoon remaining grape mixture over asparagus.

Variations:

The fresh grape relish also works well with grilled asparagus.

Tips:

Serve with broiled fish or chicken breast.

Thanks to California Table Grape Commission

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 123 cals
Kilojoules 461 kJ
Fat 3.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 108 mg
Carbohydrates 20.8 g
Fiber 3.3 g
Total Sugars 13.6 g
Protein 3.3 g
Calcium 47.0 mg
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