Asparagus with apple vinaigrette

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Apples; peel,core,quarter
1 cup Water
1 tablespoon Honey
¼ cup Red wine vinegar
½ cup Garlic clove,peel,mince
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon Lemon juice,fresh squeeze
1½ teaspoon Brandy
½ cup Vegetable oil
Salt
Pepper
1½ pounds Asparagus,cook tender crisp

VINAIGRETTE:

1. In a saucepan, over medium heat, simmer the apples and honey in water until tender.

2. Cool in the pan and remove the apples.

3. Place the apples in a food processor or blender and puree.

4. Add vinegar, garlic, mustard, lemon juice and brandy to the apple puree and blend for one minute. 5. With machine running, add the vegetable oil, blending until smooth.

6. Season with salt and pepper. Cook or steam asparagus until tender. Arrange on individual serving plates and cover with several spoons of vinaigrette.

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