Asparagus Vinaigrette

Asparagus Vinaigrette

Here’s a cool change of pace from your ordinary asparagus. Enjoy chilled asparagus in a flavorful vinaigrette dressing.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

3:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1 1/4
lb fresh asparagus spears
1
cup olive oil
1/3
cup white vinegar
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
2
cloves garlic, crushed
Romaine lettuce leaves
Tomato slices
Radish roses, if desired
  1. Place asparagus in 8-inch square (2-quart) microwavable dish; add 1/4 cup water. Cover; microwave on High 6 to 9 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. In tightly covered container, shake oil, vinegar, oregano, salt, pepper, mustard and garlic until well blended. Pour vinaigrette over hot asparagus, turning asparagus until well coated. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until chilled.
  3. Just before serving, remove asparagus from vinaigrette; reserve vinaigrette. Arrange asparagus, romaine and tomato in separate sections on serving platter. Drizzle vinaigrette over vegetables. Garnish with radish roses.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Cooking asparagus in the microwave until crisp-tender allows it to retain its beautiful color.
Time Saver
So many great vinaigrettes are available at your grocery store. Don’t hesitate to save yourself a little time by using the bottled version.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 240 ),
  • Total Fat 27 g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 150 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 1 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.