Chilled Asparagus with Feta Vinaigrette

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This dressing can also be used over salmon or salad greens.
4 servings

Ingredients

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1 1/4 pounds asparagus
2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 drops hot sauce
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper

Preparation

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.

Created date

April 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 62
Caloriesfromfat 51 %
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 2.7 g
Carbohydrate 6.6 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 120 mg
Calcium 38 mg