Grilled asparagus with tomatoes and mozzarella

Grilled asparagus with tomatoes and mozzarella

Grilled asparagus with tomatoes and mozzarella, fresh and flavourful way to enjoy the last asparagus of the season.

Asparagus season goes from January until May-June so it is your last chance to enjoy delicious green asparagus.

We are going to grill them and enjoy them with grilled tomatoes with balsamic vinegar, so much flavour in one dish. Add some fresh mozzarella or even burrata and enjoy a delicious starter.

Grilled asparagus with tomatoes and mozzarella

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Grilled asparagus with tomatoes and mozzarella

Recipe by Enara ParraCourse: StarterCuisine: MediterraneanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes

Ingredients

  • 200 g asparagus, trimmed

  • 15 cherry tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 ball fresh mozzarella, sliced

  • 1/4 cup roasted sunflower seeds

  • 1 nectarine, diced

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • Dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • Salt

  • Black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon honey

Directions

  • Preheat a grill pan on the stove over medium-high heat. Toss the asparagus with olive oil and salt. Grill them turning occasionally until cooked, about 10 minutes.
  • Place the tomatoes in a small pan. Cook over high heat for about 4 minutes. Stir in 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar and cook 2 minutes more.
  • For the dressing, whisk together all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Place the grilled asparagus on a platter.
  • Add the tomatoes.
  • Place the sliced mozzarella on top of the asparagus.
  • Add the diced nectarine and sprinkle with some roasted sunflower seeds.
  • Drizzle over the dressing and serve.

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