Asparagus With Hard Boiled Eggs

This versatile recipe can be used as a delicious gourmet breakfast or as a light dinner. Serve with a small serving of potatoes if desired for dinner. 

16 oz asparagus, peeled and cooked al dente
8 hard boiled eggs, diced
4 oz shittake mushrooms (optional)
2 oz fresh tomatoes, chopped
1 medium lemon, juice and zest
2 tsp unsalted butter
1 tsp olive oil
1 medium red onions, finely diced
2 cloves garlic, finely sliced
2 tsp fresh basil, chopped
Hollandaise sauce
salt and pepper, to taste

1. In a small sauce pan, sweat the onions and garlic in olive oil.


2. Then add the shittake mushrooms and tomatoes, and let cook for about 3 minutes.


3. Stir in the basil, lemon juice, zest, butter, and adjust seasonings.


4. To serve, arrange asparagus on a plate, and pour on the Hollandaise sauce. Spoon diced eggs on the plate and put tomato and mushroom mix on top.