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Balsamic asparagus and cherry tomato salad

1
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
10 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This cool, tangy salad is perfect for a picnic: With such big chunks of asparagus and tomato, it's bordering on finger food!

Ingredients

Uncooked asparagus

1½ pound(s), (about 40 spears)

Fresh cherry tomato(es)

10 medium, halved

Balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp(s)

Minced garlic

1 tsp(s)

Shredded parmesan cheese

2 tbsp(s)

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Unsweetened orange juice

2 tsp(s)

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Chop woody ends off asparagus. Microwave for 2 to 3 minutes, or cook in boiling, salted water until barely tender, about 4 to 6 minutes.
  2. Plunge into ice water to stop cooking. Drain. Add cherry tomatoes.
  3. Stir together vinegar, orange juice and garlic; season to taste. Spoon dressing over asparagus and tomatoes.
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.