Fresh Asparagus with Pecans
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + marinating
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
- In a large skillet, bring 3 cups water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
- In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and oil. Add the asparagus; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for up to 3 hours.
- Drain and discard marinade. Sprinkle asparagus with pecans.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 77 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
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May 10, 2016
I thought I already had the ultimate recipe for asparagus - this is outstanding. It will certainly go to the top of my list. Will make and make again. Thank you!
Feb 10, 2012
This is such a good recipe & easy to make too.
Apr 25, 2011
Great recipe which can be mostly made ahead. I cooked the asparagus the day before I intended to serve it, refrigerated over night and put in marinade a couple of hours before serving. My guests loved it!
Apr 26, 2010
very easy and a great spring time salad . We enjoyed it with a BBQ salmon wonderful.