ASPARAGUS WITH BALSAMIC AND BASIL
1 1/2 pounds of asparagus,
1/4 cup olive oil
5 teaspoons balsamic
1/2 teaspoon salt & pepper
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
2 shallots, chopped fine
2. In small bowl, combine vinegar, brown sugar and shallots. Gradually whisk in oil, then salt and pinch of pepper. Whisk in basil.
3. Pour vinaigrette over asparagus, turning gently to coat. Cover and let stand for about 1 hour. Sprinkle lightly with pepper.
Serves 6 (not in my house, lol)