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Asparagus with Fresh Grape Relish

Asparagus with Fresh Grape RelishThe fresh grape relish also works well with grilled asparagus.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound medium fresh asparagus
1 cup water
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup each coarsely chopped red and green seedless California grapes
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Remove thick, woody part of asparagus spears.
  2. Bring water and salt to boil. Add asparagus and cook about 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender and still bright green.
  3. While asparagus is cooking, heat olive oil in a skillet and sauté onion and garlic. Add grapes, vinegar, mustard and pepper; heat thoroughly.
  4. Spoon half of grape mixture onto serving platter, top with cooked asparagus and spoon remaining grape mixture over asparagus.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 110; Protein 3.3 g; Fat 3.0 g; Calories from Fat 22%; Carbohydrate 20.8 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Fiber 3.3 g; Sodium 108 mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of of California Table Grape Commission.