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Asparagus with Red Pepper and Manchego

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

Cooking Light MARCH 2014

  • Yield: Serves 4


  • 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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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 82
  • Fat: 5.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 106mg

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