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Asparagus Bruschetta

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars

"For a light bite, Elaine Sweet created these pretty appetizers. I really like asparagus, so Im always trying it in different things, says the Dallas, Texas reader. 'This is a delicious twist on traditional bruschetta.'"
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add the asparagus; cover and boil for 2-4 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  2. In a bowl, combine the asparagus, tomatoes, basil, onions, lime juice, oil, garlic, lime peel, salt and pepper. Using a slotted spoon, spoon asparagus mixture onto bread. Sprinkle with blue cheese.


  • Nutrition Facts: 2 slices equals 243 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 490 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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I've made this several times... First time I was worried that the kids would not like it so I got them involved with making it.... They LOVED it and so did my wife and I. Wasnt sure if it was ju...

This was four stars as is and five with a few add-ins. Absolutely delicious. I used Feta cheese instead of blue-thats what I had on hand and I added in some fresh parsley with the basil. It d...

Amazing. Don't forget the lime juice and zest. It really makes this pop. I catered a holiday party with this and the double tomato bruschetta and they were a total hit

These are good. I used regular tomato because that's what I had, and would also recommend chopping your veggies smaller for easier eating. I'd like to try this again using goat cheese or a littl...

Really delicious! Like others, I had trouble keeping it on the bread. Also, I tried it with finely chopped White onion - also fabulous.

The flavors are great, but there's almost too many ingredients to safely put on a piece of bread without some of them falling off.

I only used this recipe as an idea, I just used asparagus, tomotaoes, garlic, olive oil and seasoned feta cheese - very simple and elegant. I am sure the other ingrediants would have been nice b...

This was delicious!!! I made it for a holiday party and the red and green colors were beautiful. The taste was mouth watering. We love asparagus, so it was a real treat! Make sure that you u...

This was SO DELICIOUS as a dinner entree for my husband & I who are trying to eat healthier. I followed the recipe as stated but had to make the following substitutions Ran out of the lime so al...