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Recipe Name: Asparagus With Toasted Pine Nuts And Lemon Vinaigrette Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Vegetables Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 4

1 Pound(s) Asparagus, fresh spears
1/4 Cup(s) Olive oil
1 Clove garlic, crushed
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Basil, dried whole
Pepper, freshly ground
3 Tablespoon(s) Pine nuts
1 Tablespoon(s) Lemon juice, fresh
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Salt
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Oregano, dried whole
Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with knife
or vegetable peeler, if desired. Place spears in a steaming rack over
boiling water; cover and steam 4-5 minutes or until spears are
crisp-tender. Transfer to a serving platter. Sautee pine nuts in a
small skillet over medium heat 2-3 minutes, until browned. Set aside.
Combine olive oil and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir
with a wire whisk to blend. Cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes or until
thoroughly heated, stirring constantly. Pour over asparagus. Sprinkle
with pine nuts. Let stand to room temperature before serving. File

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 183
Calories From Fat: 158
Total Fat: 18.1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 613.5mg
Potassium: 250.3mg
Carbohydrates: 4.5g
Fiber: 1.6g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: 3.1g

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