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Cool Dill Asparagus

 Cool Dill Asparagus
This asparagus dish has been in my recipe file so long I can't remember where it originated. It makes a good cool vegetable on a hot day.
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + marinating


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


  • Cook the asparagus in a small amount of water until crisp-tender.
  • Drain. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine all the remaining
  • ingredients and shake well. Place asparagus in a shallow dish; pour
  • marinade over asparagus in a shallow dish; pour marinade over
  • asparagus. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours. To serve, remove asparagus
  • and arrange on a platter; remove pimiento and onion from marinade
  • with a slotted spoon and sprinkle over asparagus. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/4 recipe equals 173 calories, 14 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 33 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.