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Asparagus Yellow Squash Salad

Ingredients
  Asparagus spears 1 Pound, diagonally sliced
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow squash 1 Pound, sliced
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped green onions 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Dried whole basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a 2-quart casserole, combine together the water and asparagus.
2) With heavy-duty plastic wrap, cover the casserole and vent.
3) Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
4) Add the squash and microwave again for 4 minutes, till the vegetables are soft. Stir after 2 minutes of cooking.
5) Allow to stand, covered, for about 2 minutes.
6) In a small bowl, combine together the lemon juice and all the remaining ingredients. Stir till well blended.
7) Over the vegetables, pour the lemon juice mixture. Toss lightly to coat.
8) Cover the salad and chill it thoroughly.

SERVING
9) Transfer the chilled salad to a decorative serving platter and serve as an appetizer. Can also be served as a side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Squash
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
6 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 264 Calories from Fat 100

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 781.8 mg32.6%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.2%

Sugars 14.5 g

Protein 11 g22.7%

Vitamin A 59.8% Vitamin C 50.7%

Calcium 19.6% Iron 31.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Asparagus Yellow Squash Salad Recipe