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Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts with Mustard Aioli

Because all toast deserves to be dressed up in a fancy outfit.

Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts with Mustard Aioli

Anyone else get a liiiittle carried away when you go to the farmer’s market? You arrive thinking you’ll pick up some peaches and an heirloom tomato or two, but somewhere between setting your expectations of self control and the stroll from your car to the booths, your hair gets let waaay down and when all’s said and done, you end up walking away with enough strawberries to open a jammery, kale to write a cookbook, beets to be Dwight, and 4 different types of olive oil because you were too indecisive to settle on a single flavor infusion that you just had to have them all?

That never happens to me. Except it does each and every time I go to the farmer’s market.

On my last hoorah through the farmer’s market, I brought home enough produce for two weeks, and the second I walked in the door of my house, I started making farmer’s market toasts from some of my fun finds. So what I should really be calling these toasts is Farmer’s Market Toasts because you can make them out of any of your farmer’s market impulse buys. But just for the sake of stating the obvious, didyouknow that roasted asparagus is thebombdotcom? True story. Anditmakes a reallygoodtoast.

Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts with Mustard Aioli

I roasted up the bushel of asparagus and sliced some vibrant, juicy vine-ripened tomatoes. I had brie cheese in my refrigerator that was all, “I wanna play,” so I added it to the toasts, too. And of course, we do the sunny side up egg because: protein…and goo. Since I had gluten-free bread and mustard aioli from the turkey pastrami reubens I made recently, I just had to action those items as well. All of these things put together makes for a farmer’s market metropolis in your face.

I used to think toast was just a really great excuse for butter, but then these crispy critters came into my life. What if I said this is the best toast I ever did eat?

Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts with Mustard Aioli

Toast: not just for butter.

Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts with Mustard Aioli

Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts with Mustard Aioli

Yield: 5 Toasts
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

A light breakfast or lunch, these Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Toasts with Mustard Aioli are marvelously simple and unique!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 5 slices gluten-free bread of choice
  • Brie or goat cheese
  • 1 to 2 heirloom or vine-ripened tomato, sliced
  • 5 eggs, sunny side up
  • Mustard Aioli

Instructions

  1. Follow the instructions for the mustard aioli. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Remove and discard the rough ends of the asparagus and lay them on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, sea salt, and cracked black pepper. Use your hands to rub the oil over the stalks to ensure they’re fully coated. Bake for 8 minutes.
  4. Toast the bread with cheese on top in the oven with the asparagus (or in the toaster) until golden-brown and crispy.
  5. While the toast and asparagus are baking, you can cook your eggs in a frying pan.
  6. Remove toast and asparagus from the oven. Add desired amount of brie or goat cheese, sliced tomatoes, asparagus, sunny-side up egg and mustard aioli and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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vivian

Saturday 16th of December 2017

This was my supper tonight and I loved it. I added shaved ham to my son's and husband's because they are certain that they have to eat meat or it isn't really supper, and they loved theirs too! Thanks so much for a great recipe!

Julia

Sunday 17th of December 2017

I'm so glad you liked it, Vivian! The addition of shaved ham sounds fantastic! Thanks for the sweet note! xo

Emily

Monday 11th of August 2014

"Beets to be Dwight..." I love it! I also love the sound of this recipe. What's better than brie, heirloom tomatoes and asparagus?!

minnie@thelady8home

Monday 11th of August 2014

Came across this on Foodgawker, and pinned it right away. Delicious, can't wait to make it!

Thalia @ butter and brioche

Monday 11th of August 2014

ooh these toasts look delicious. love coming across new topping ideas to try. definitely will be making the recipe!

Olivia - Primavera Kitchen

Saturday 9th of August 2014

My mother-in-law always makes creamed asparagus on toast for me and I love it! Yours looks so tasty, Ju! My mouth is watering ;-)

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