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Marinate cooked asparagus in olive oil seasoned with sugar, white balsamic vinegar, minced garlic, and red pepper flakes for a flavorful way to serve this popular vegetable.

Recipe by Southern Living November 2002

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Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Snap off tough ends of asparagus, and cook asparagus in boiling water to cover 3 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender; drain.

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  • Plunge asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain. Arrange asparagus in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

  • Whisk together olive oil, sugar, balsamic vinegar, garlic, and red pepper flakes until well blended; pour over asparagus. Cover and chill 8 hours. Drain before serving.

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