Southern Style Marinated Asparagus
|Asparagus spears||1 Pound|
|Italian salad dressing||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chablis/Other dry white wine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Tarragon vinegar||1 Tablespoon|
|Dried whole basil||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Dried whole oregano||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), crushed|
|Romaine lettuce leaves||4|
1 Remove the tough ends of asparagus.
2 Using a knife or a vegetable peeler, remove the scales.
3 In a pan, add the asparagus along with a small amount of boiling water.
4 Cook, covered for 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
5 Drain well.
6 In a jar add the next 7 ingredients.
7 Cover tightly, and shake vigorously to blend.
8 In a shallow bowl, place the asparagus.
9 Pour the dressing over asparagus.
10 Cover and place in the refrigerator and chill overnight.
11 Drain well.
12 On a lettuce lined plate, arrange the spears.