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Asparagus Vinaigrette Salad Platter

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Ingredients
  White wine vinegar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dry mustard 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Asparagus 3 Pound, trimmed
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Red onion 1 , thinly sliced
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pass all the vinaigrette ingredients via a food processor and mix thoroughly. Keep aside.
2. Take a large pot, add salted water, boil it. Add asparagus and blanch for about 2 minutes or till asparagus turns tender. Drain off the hot water, rinse with cool water and drain of the cool water.
3. Take a large, shallow dish, arrange the asparagus in it, pour over vinaigrette and allow to stand for about 1 to 2 hours.

MAKING
4. Drain asparagus and keep aside the vinaigrette.
5. Discard the tough stems of washed watercress.
6. Take a large platter, place watercress and asparagus and top with separated onions sliced into rings. Sprinkle vinaigrette enough to moisten.

SERVING
7. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blanching
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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