ASPARAGUS IN RED PEPPER SAUCE
ASPARAGUS RECIPE INGREDIENTS
- 1 lb asparagus stalks
- 3 large red peppers
- 3 1/2 T olive oil
- 1 T balsamic or rice vinegar
- 1/2 tsp fresh thyme Leaves
- Salt & Pepper
Peel the asparagus if necessary, snap off the stems at the bottom, and cook the stalks in lightly salted water for 4 to 8 minutes, depending on thickness, or until fork tender but stiil firm.
Drain under cold water and set the stalks aside. Rub the peppers in olive oil and broil on all sides until lightly scorched. Place the cooked peppers in a paper bag to steam for 10 minutes.
Remove the peppers and rub off the skins. Cut open and remove the stem, seeds and white flesh.
Puree the peppers in the food processor.Mix in the olive oil, balsamic vinegar and thyme.Adjust seasoning, adding salt and pepper if desired.
Divide puree among 4 serving dishes. Top with asparagus. The asparagus recipe is ready...nice !