Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Asparagus and Red Pepper with Balsamic Vinegar Recipes

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add the asparagus and red onion in the mixture, season with salt, and cook until the onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir the red bell pepper into the mixture and continue cooking until the onions begin to caramelize, another 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add the vinegar, Parmesan cheese, sesame seeds, and pine nuts; toss to combine.