1 pound fresh asparagus-cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
2 cups of cherry tomatoes-halved
1/2 cup of Feta cheese-crumble
2 tablespoons water
1 multigrain French baguette-sliced
1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
Let’s start with our asparagus. Clean and cut your asparagus on a diagonal into 1 1/2 inches (in length) pieces. Place in a medium saucepan over medium-high with 2 tablespoons of water. Cover and steam the asparagus for 4-6 minutes until slightly tender. Once tender drain any leftover water. Add in cherry tomatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper. Stir and cook until tomatoes are warm then add in Feta cheese. Slice your multigrain French baguette into 1/2 inch slices (on a diagonal) and brush with olive oil. Place into a hot clean pan or in your oven, toast until golden brown on both sides.
Chef Huda Healthy Tip: Asparagus is a great source of Folate and Vitamin K. Including Asparagus in your diet regularly may improve certain health conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and fatigue.
Now let’s make something Pretty and Delicious! Once the asparagus mixture is done. Start your plating with placing your toasted mutligrain bread on the plate first then stack with your Warm Asparagus, Tomato and Feta Salad. Finish by drizzling a little extra virgin olive oil and cracked black pepper. Enjoy!
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