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    Refreshing Lemon Asparagus

    Refreshing Lemon Asparagus. Photo by *Bellinda*

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    13 mins

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    Rita~'s Note:

    Fresh asparagus seasoned with lemon, garlic and garnished with pine nuts. Dijon is the historical capital of the province of Burgundy know for the mustard and wine.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a jar, combine olive oil, lemon juice, zest, dijon mustard, thyme, garlic, salt, and pepper. Store, covered, in the refrigerator.
    2. 2
      Blanch the asparagus in lightly salted boiling water for about 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender; do not overcook. Remove from heat and refresh under cold water; drain well.
    3. 3
      Toss asparagus with enough lemon vinaigrette to lightly coat. Arrange asparagus on serving platter .

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 12, 2011

      55

      Lemony and springy! I whisked together the sauce, placed the asparagus in a grill pan, poured sauce over it and roasted the vegetables for 7-8 minutes at 425 degrees! Fresh parsley replaced thyme. Easy and fast! Reviewed for Veg Tag/May.

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    • on January 05, 2010

      55

      Ok, I'll be perfectly honest in that I didn't expect I'd like this recipe as much as I do, but once I tasted it, the food was gone in a flash. The light tart taste of the lemon contrasted especially well with the dark earthy flavors of the asparagus, extra virgin olive oil and toasted pine nuts. All this action takes place against a delightful backdrop of artfully suggested dijon mustard, kosher salt, thyme and garlic. Definitely recommended.

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    • on September 04, 2009

      55

      This was so delicious. The flavors all go together so well. I roasted my asparagus instead of blanching. Everything else I followed exactly. I will definately make my asparagus like this again. Made for Veg*n swap.

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    Nutritional Facts for Refreshing Lemon Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (132 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 204.1
     
    Calories from Fat 152
    74%
    Total Fat 16.9 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 2.1 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 911.7 mg
    37%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.5 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
    19%
    Sugars 3.5 g
    14%
    Protein 6.2 g
    12%

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