Roasted Asparagus with Red Pepper Relish

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches (approx. 48 spears) asparagus, trimmed of woody stems
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided 30 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • dash of pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely diced red onion 125 mL
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp Italian herb seasoning paste 15 mL
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 30 mL
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme 5 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Place asparagus on a parchment-paper-lined baking tray, drizzle with 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for about 10 min. or until lightly browned.

  • Step 2

    Heat remaining oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté onion for 2 min.; stir in red pepper and continue to sauté for another few minutes or until red pepper is tender.

  • Step 3

    Stir in seasoning paste and balsamic vinegar. Add thyme and remove from heat. Serve on a platter or portion asparagus onto individual plates and top each with a spoonful of red pepper relish.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/8 of the recipe
  • Calories 70
  • Fat 4 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Carbs 7 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 45 mg
  • Potassium 240