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Asparagus with Orange-Walnut Vinaigrette
Source: Prevention

Tender asparagus spears tossed with an orange scented walnut dressing.

Rating:
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115.9
Total Carbs 6.7 g
Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
Sugars 2.9 g
Total Fat 9.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 6.1 g
Potassium 309.1 mg
Protein 3.9 g
Sodium 366.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0 1/2 tsp  salt
1 lb  fresh asparagus
5 tsp  cider vinegar
2 tbsp  walnut oil
2 tsp  grated orange peel
0.125 tsp  black pepper
0.125 tsp  salt
2 tbsp  chopped walnuts
Directions
  1. Pour water to 1/2 inch deep in large skillet. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt, and bring to boil over high heat.
  2. Add asparagus, and cook until tender-firm, 4 to 7 minutes. Drain in colander, and cool under cold running water. Drain, and lay on paper towel-lined plate to dry.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, oil, orange peel, pepper, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Remove asparagus to platter, spoon vinaigrette over top, and sprinkle with nuts. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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