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Chilled Asparagus With Feta Vinaigrette

Cuisine: Canadian
Type: Vegetables
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/4 lbs 567g / 20ozAsparagus
2 tablespoons 30mlCrumbled feta cheese
2 1/2 tablespoons 37mlLemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlOrange juice
1 tablespoon 15mlWater
2 teaspoons 10mlDijon mustard
2 teaspoons 10mlVegetable oil
2   Hot sauce
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozDiced red bell pepper

Recipe Instructions

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired. Arrange asparagus spoke-fashion on a 12-inch round glass platter with stem ends toward outside of platter. Cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap, and vent. Microwave at HIGH 4 minutes or until crisp-tender, rotating platter a half-turn after 2 minutes. Let stand, covered, 2 minutes. Cover and chill.

Combine cheese and next 6 ingredients (cheese through hot sauce); stir with a wire whisk. Divide asparagus among 4 plates; top each serving with 2 tablespoons feta dressing and 2 tablespoons bell pepper. Yield: 4 servings.

Cooking Light, June 1995, page 74


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