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Asparagus Tapas

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Love asparagus? Then you will love the asparagus tapas for sure. This recipe of seasoned asparagus stuffed in bread makes the right pick as an appetizer. Try this asparagus tapas recipe.
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Red bell peppers 2 Large
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Seasoned salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper To Taste
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Asparagus 1 Pound
  French bread loaf 1
  Red bell pepper strips 6
  Basil 6

Heat oil in a large skillet.
Add bell peppers and garlic, cook over low heat 30 minutes.
Transfer bell pepper mixture to a food processor or blender, puree.
Add vinegar, basil, seasoned salt and pepper to puree, blend.
Bring water to a boil in a large skillet.
Add asparagus spears.
Return water to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 5 minutes, or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
Drain asparagus well.
Place bread slices on a platter or on individual plates.
Slice asparagus spears into equal thirds or fourths, depending on their length, place 3 or 4 pieces of asparagus on each bread slice.
Spoon bell pepper sauce over asparagus.
Garnish with bell pepper strips and fresh basil.
Serve with knife and fork or with plenty of napkins.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 139 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.1%

Saturated Fat 0.71 g3.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 276.7 mg11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.3%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 5 g9.2%

Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 59%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Asparagus Tapas Recipe