Marinated Asparagus

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Dec. 23, 2011

Ingredients

Fresh asparagus 2 Pound
Green pepper 1 Medium , coarsely chopped
Green onions with tops 5 , chopped
Celery stalk 1 , finely chopped
Unsweetened apple cider 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Red wine vinegar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Minced garlic 1/2 Clove (2.5 gm)
Paprika 1/4 Teaspoon
Leaf lettuce 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Wash the asparagus, snap off the tough ends and remove the scales on the vegetable with a knife or a vegetable parer. Wash again.

2. In a large pan of boiling water, tip in the washed asparagus and cook for 6-8 minuets covered till crisp tender and cooked through. Drain immediately.

MAKING

3. In a large bowl, place the green pepper, green onions, celery, apple cider, vinegar, garlic and paprika and mix well.

4. In a large 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish, place the asparagus and pour the dressing over the asparagus. Chill this for 4 hour or overnight. Drain the marinade before serving.

SERVING

5. Serve on a large lettuce leaf while garnished with pimiento and grated cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 42Calories from Fat 2

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 10 mg0.42%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet