Asparagus with Gremolata Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by sh0tzz99

Makes 8 servings



From foodtv.com. Modified to sub anchovies for capers. I don't have anchovies or her recommended sub of green olives.

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus with Gremolata Sauce

2 1/2 pounds asparagus, trimmed
1 pinch Salt
1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
6 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tsp. lemon zest
1/4 c. capers
1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley, a couple of generous handfuls

Recipe Directions for Asparagus with Gremolata Sauce

  1. Cook asparagus in shallow, simmering salted water 5 minutes. Drain, arrange on a platter and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil.

  2. While asparagus cooks, make a pile of garlic, lemon zest, parsley and anchovies. Finely chop all of the ingredients together to form gremolata.

  3. Sprinkle the gremolata paste liberally over the hot asparagus with extra-virgin olive oil. Serve hot or room temperature.

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Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 153.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
39
Calories from Fat
7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.8g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
152mg
6%
Potassium
319mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
6.8g
2%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 5% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in phosphorus
  • Very high in potassium
  • Very high in riboflavin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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