Asparagus Bruschett Head to the store and pick up asparagus, pepper, bread baguette, and a few other things to make it today. It is a good option if you're following a lacto ovo vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 30 minutes.
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.
In a large 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.
Recommended wine: Sparkling Wine, Chianti, Verdicchio, Sparkling Rose, Trebbiano
Sparkling Wine, Chianti, and Verdicchio are great choices for Bruschetta. If you're serving a selection of appetizers, you can't go wrong with these. Both are very food friendly and complement a variety of flavors. One wine you could try is Larmandier-Bernier Latitude Extra Brut. It has 4.8 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 55 dollars.
Larmandier-Bernier Latitude Extra BrutVineyards are located in Vertus, Oger, Avize, Cramant, which form a line close to the 4th meridian. Longitude is 60% base wine from the 2009 vintage fermented in stainless steel & 40% reserve wine from foudre & neutral oak. 100% Chardonnay aged on the lees for over two years and a 4gr/l dosage.