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Artichoke Hearts and Asparagus Tips Recipe

Delicious side-dish recipe to serve with meat or fish
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Marinated artichoke hearts cooked with asparagus, red pepper and mushroom and served with a balsamic, Dijon dressing. Can be eaten as a starter or served as a side-dish.

Ingredients

1 cup marinated artichoke hearts
1 bunch fresh asparagus, cut into 2" segments
1 cup button mushrooms, halved
1/3 cup red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup red pepper, sliced
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
3 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp fresh parmesan cheese, grated
salt
lemon pepper

Recipe Instructions

Cook the vegetables
Put olive oil in a saucepan and heat. Saute the sliced red onions for 3-5 minutes. Add the asparagus segments and fry for a further 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms and red pepper and fry for a 5-7 minutes. Drain the artichoke hearts and add to the mixture and stir well, cooking for a further few minutes.

Prepare the dressing
Whisk the olive oil, mustard and balsamic vinegar together and add the parmesan cheese and mix. Add salt and lemon pepper to taste.

Serve
Transfer the vegetables to a serving dish and drizzle over the dressing.

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