Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette
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A handy Spring recipe when asparagus is in season and inexpensive.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 10 mins 5 mins
Ingredients
Directions
1. In a jar or bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper.
2. Store, covered, overnight in the refrigerator. Serve at room temperature.
3. Blanch the asparagus in lightly-salted boiling water for about 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; do not overcook.
4. Remove from heat and refresh under cold water; drain well.
5. Toss asparagus with enough lemon vinaigrette to lightly coat.
6. Arrange asparagus on serving platter or individual serving plates.
7. Note: need to allow time for the dressing to season so best prepare it the day before use.
Nutrition summary
There are 168 calories in 1 serving of Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette.
Calorie split: 68% fat, 21% carbs, 11% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
168
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
13.79g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.972g
10%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.625g
Monounsaturated Fat
9.865g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
441mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
9.82g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
18%
Sugars
4.44g
Protein
5.09g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
58mg
4%
Iron
5.02mg
28%
Potassium
474mg
10%
Vitamin A
86mcg
10%
Vitamin C
16.5mg
18%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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