Parmesan Crumbed Asparagus on Bocconcini Salad


250 g fresh asparagus spears
1/2 cup flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
4 roma tomatoes, quartered
100 g bocconcini cheese (milk cherries), halved (see Notes)
1 cup fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
pepper, to taste
Parmesan crumbed asparagus on bocconcini salad


Coat asparagus in flour, dip in egg and coat in combined breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, press lightly.
Place asparagus on a lined oven tray and bake at 200°C for 8 to 10 minutes or until parmesan cheese is golden and crisp.
Combine tomatoes, bocconcini cheese and basil and drizzle with vinegar. Arrange salad onto serving plates, top with crumbed asparagus and season to taste.