Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb  Asparagus, trimmed
  • 2T  The Olive Grove’s Milanese Gremolata or Tuscan Herb Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 C  Grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2t  Fresh garlic, minced
  • 2T  The Olive Grove’s Sicilian Lemon or Traditional 18 Year Aged Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4t  Sea salt
  • 3T  Goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2t  Black pepper

Directions

Cook asparagus in boiling water for 2 minutes until crisp and tender, then drain.  Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add tomatoes and garlic; cook 5 minutes.  Stir in balsamic vinegar and cook for 3 minutes.  Stir in salt.  Arrange asparagus on a platter and top with tomato-balsamic mixture.  Sprinkle with goat cheese and pepper.

Serves 4