Steamed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar and Pesto Herbs

Steamed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar and Pesto Herbs Steamed Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar and Pesto Herbs Dress up your asparagus with a Balsamic-Pesto twist.
Dress up your asparagus with a Balsamic-Pesto twist.
  • 5 min prep
  • 20 minutes
  • 130 calories
  • $1.25
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients


Makes: 4 servings
  • 1 lb (450 g) asparagus, stems trimmed
  • 1/4 C (60 ml) balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) water
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml) 3 Onion Dip Mix
  • 1 Tbsp (15 ml)
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) olive oil

Preparation


 
  • Whisk together balsamic vinegar, water, brown sugar, 3 Onion Dip Mix and Pesto Herb Mix. Simmer in Multipurpose Pot - 8 C for 3 minutes. Whisk in olive oil and simmer for an additional minute.
  • In Multipurpose Pot - 12 C , simmer asparagus in boiling water until tender crisp. Strain and plunge into a bowl of cold water. Pat dry and toss with warm dressing. Delicious served warm or at room temperature.

Tip


 

Tip: Peel the lower part of the asparagus with (p.1007026). By peeling this section, you will remove the fibrous skin that develops on the lower half and the entire stalk of asparagus will be tender when cooked.

Nutritional Serving Size Per serving
Calories 130
Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Transfat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 20 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugar 10 g
Protein 3 g

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Multipurpose Pot - 8 C
$69.00
Multipurpose Pot - 12 C
3 Onion Dip Mix
$9.00