"Fun to make! I turned the asparagus spears as they cooked. I liked the appealing charred look, while still maintaining a crisp/tender texture." – Spunky Buddy
"Simple perfection! We have been steaming asparagus for years without consistant results. This will do it!" – Howard
"This a deliciously easy way to prepare asparagus. Sometimes I add julienned carrots and steam them together. It looks very pretty with all the colors." – CariCooks
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Asparagus with Tomatoes
This is a delicious way to take advantage of early spring's flavorful asparagus. A great dish to accompany large, busy meals, as most of the work can be done ahead of time and the asparagus reheated with the tomatoes and garlic at the last minute while the roast (or whatever else) is resting. Also a delicious preparation for green beans in place of the asparagus.
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This simple method really highlights the flavor of the asparagus.
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