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Asparagus with Apple Vinaigrette

 

37

Yield

4

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

¾ cup apples
peeled, cored, quartered
*
1 cup water
1 tablespoon honey
¼ cup red wine vinegar
½ cup garlic cloves
minced
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 tablespoon lemon juice
fresh
1 ½ teaspoons brandy
*
½ cup vegetable oil
1 x salt
*
1 x black pepper
*
1 ½ pounds asparagus
cook tender crisp

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, over medium heat, simmer the apples and honey in water until tender.

  2. Cool in the pan and remove the apples.

  3. Place the apples in a food processor or blender and puree.

  4. Add vinegar, garlic, mustard, lemon juice and brandy to the apple purée and blend for one minute.

  5. With machine running, add the vegetable oil, blending until smooth.

  6. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook or steam asparagus until tender. Arrange on individual serving plates and cover with several spoons of vinaigrette.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 299g (10.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 32876% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 42%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 8% Iron 22%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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