Marinated Asparagus Salad Recipe

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Marinated Asparagus Salad Recipe
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Marinated Asparagus Salad Recipe

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A no-fuss side dish is great when entertaining. The asparagus is cooked and chilled in advance, then stands at room temperature in the marinade while I visit and prepare the rest of the meal. —Janice Connelley, Spring Creek, Nevada
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 green onions, chopped

Directions

Place asparagus in a large skillet; add 1/2 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse in cold water; drain. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
Arrange asparagus in a shallow dish. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over asparagus. Let stand at room temperature for 1-2 hours before serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Marinated Asparagus Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p126

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 164 calories, 16g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  1. Place asparagus in a large skillet; add 1/2 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Rinse in cold water; drain. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  2. Arrange asparagus in a shallow dish. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over asparagus. Let stand at room temperature for 1-2 hours before serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Marinated Asparagus Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p126

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