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Italian Marinated Asparagus

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  Asparagus spears 1 Pound
  Italian salad dressing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chablis/Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tarragon vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Dried basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried whole oregano 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Romaine lettuce 1

Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
Remove scales with a knife or a vegetable peeler.
Cook asparagus, covered, in a small amount of boiling water 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
Combine next 7 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously.
Place asparagus in a shallow dish; pour dressing over asparagus.
Cover and chill overnight.
Drain well.
Arrange spears on lettuce.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 210 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.8%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1127.8 mg47%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g9%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 2 g4.6%

Vitamin A 135.3% Vitamin C 33%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Marinated Asparagus Recipe