So Michael used the last of the eggs on Monday morning, so of course a trip to the grocery store was necessary. In case you are wondering, we go through about 3 dozen eggs a week! Well, anyways, this meant I needed a fast dinner to cook when I got home, and so I made the Sun-Dried Tomato chicken again! Michael said that was fine since he loved it so much. I picked up some asparagus at Whole Foods while I was shopping for our side dish. I had seen a recipe online that was similar to this, I don’t know exactly what it was since I can’t remember where I found it, so just put together what I could remember.
Pound or so of asparagus, I used 2 bundles
1 carton cherry tomatoes, cut in half
Balsamic Vinegar (make sure sugar content is low, ours is only 2 grams)
salt and pepper
Coconut oil or butter
1 tsp. crushed garlic
I have this little steamer dish that I used, but you could just put trimmed asparagus on a plate with a little water as well.
Coat asparagus lightly with olive oil and add a little salt and pepper
Microwave for about 5 minutes or until desired tenderness
While those are cooking, in a skillet melt coconut oil or butter
Add crushed garlic and sautee a minute, then add tomatoes to skillet
Once those have started to cook down, add a few generous splashes of balsamic to the pan
Sautee and it will begin to thicken up, you can add a little salt and pepper here if desired, I actually don’t think I did though
Add a little more balsamic if desired
Pull asparagus out of microwave and spread out on plate
Pour tomato mixture and sauce over asparagus, and then sprinkle over goat cheese
And here it is served along side our delicious chicken!