If you’re ever able to get asparagus as thin as this:
it demands that you treat it as simply as possible. Follow that commandment and you can’t go wrong.
Roasted asparagus and tomato salad
6 spears asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2″ pieces
1/2 tomato, cut into 1/2″ dice
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon chopped mint leaves
Place asparagus in a roasting pan or Pyrex baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle a pinch of salt on top. Roast in a 350 F oven for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
In a small bowl, combine asparagus, tomato and vinegar. Taste for salt. Mix well. Stir in mint leaves, stir once more, then serve immediately.
This recipe makes enough for 1 serving.
Time: 30 minutes, including prep.
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