Asparagus with Red Pepper and Manchego

Asparagus with Red Pepper and Manchego Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


This recipe for Asparagus with Red Pepper and Manchego lends a Spanish twist to your dinner.


Serves 4

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Nutritional Information

Calories 82
Fat 5.1 g
Satfat 2 g
Sodium 106 mg


2 teaspoons canola oil
1 pound trimmed asparagus
1 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
1/4 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1 ounce shaved Manchego cheese


Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add canola oil; swirl to coat. Add asparagus; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add bell pepper, paprika, black pepper, and salt; cook 2 minutes. Top with Manchego cheese.


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Tiffany Vickers Davis,

Cooking Light

March 2014
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