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Asparagus with Fresh Grape Relish


Make this fruity relish and serve over any green vegetable.

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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 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


1 Remove thick, woody part of asparagus spears. Bring water and salt to boil.
2 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.

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