Asparagus with Mustard-Herb Vinaigrette Recipe

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Submitted by llox

Makes 4 servings



This classic French recipe can be made with either asparagus or leeks. A simple garnish of chopped eggs and fresh herbs results in a visually impressive side dish for a spring lunch or brunch.

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus with Mustard-Herb Vinaigrette

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3/4 cup shallot, finely chopped
1 Sea salt, to taste
1 Freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 pound asparagus (about 1 bunch)
2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Recipe Directions for Asparagus with Mustard-Herb Vinaigrette

  1. Snap tough ends off the asparagus.

  2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and cook until just tender, about 5 minutes.

  3. Drain and plunge asparagus into a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Drain asparagus thoroughly and transfer to a serving platter.

  4. Whisk the vinaigrette to recombine it and drizzle over the asparagus. Sprinkle with chopped eggs, chives and parsley. Serve at once.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 188.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
198
Calories from Fat
144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.0g
25%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
93mg
31%
Sodium
118mg
5%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
9.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
6.2g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 6% 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
B+
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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