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Asparagus with Butter Vinaigrette

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Ingredients
  Asparagus 2 Pound
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon
  Balsamic vinegar 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) Steam the asparagus until just tender, about 3 minutes.
2) Alternatively, in a large skillet of boiling salted water, cook the asparagus for about 3 minutes.
3) In the mean time, in a small nonreactive saucepan, melt the butter over moderate heat.
4) Add vinegar and salt to whisk.
5) In a large warm platter, transfer the asparagus.
6) Drizzle in the vinaigrette over the asparagus.

SERVING
7) Season the asparagus with pepper to taste and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 87 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.6%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg5.4%

Sodium 246.9 mg10.3%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.9%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 3 g6.9%

Vitamin A 26.6% Vitamin C 14.2%

Calcium 4% Iron 18.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Asparagus With Butter Vinaigrette Recipe