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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 90.4
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.3 mg
  • Sodium: 289.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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Asparagus Salad with Lemon Soy Vinaigrette


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Introduction

Good side dish and an easy way to get in a serving of veggies. Good side dish and an easy way to get in a serving of veggies.

Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 lbs. asparagus cut diagonally into 1 1/2 inch pieces
    • 10 scallions, trimmed with some green
    • 1 scallion, chopped and set aside
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
    • 1/2 cup nonfat, reduced sodium chicken broth
    • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice

Directions

1. Steam asparagus and scallions in a steam basket over boiling water for 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Remove from heat and rinse with cold water in a colander to stop the cooking. Drain and let cool.

2. Make the vinaigrette: In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add ginger and cook until it begins to brown. Add the reserved chopped scallion and cook for 15 seconds. Stir in the chicken broth, vinegar, soy sauce and sugar. Remove from heat and set aside.

3. In a large bowl, toss steamed asparagus and scallions with the vinaigrette. Add ground pepper and lemon juice then serve.

Serves 4.

Reprinted with permission by Public Health Seattle & King County





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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    i love this dressing! i substituted Splenda for the sugar(every little bit counts with me when it comes to calories). i will use this dressing with brocolli also. thank you! - 7/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Only 1 point, & tastes great.I like to put spinach and etxra onion in it to, that way I get 3 veg. @ once! Guess what's for lunch again tomorrow? - 4/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! The vinegrette is good poured over hot asparagus spears as well. - 8/12/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I don't like ginger so I omitted it. I also substituted balsamic vinegar for the rice vinegar and didn't add sugar. It was delicious. - 3/7/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Mmmmm....loved it. - 9/21/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    nice lite side, served with broiled talapia - 2/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love this. - 2/8/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yum! Lots of my favorite ingredients! Can't wait to try it! - 2/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Oh so yummy!!!
    - 2/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    great vinergrette. Tasty. - 2/8/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try this,I think I'll add garlic instead of the ginger!Using it for my Daughter's Baby Shower in the spring! - 2/8/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    love asparagus, will try this one - 2/8/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds easy & I like that you can use it on other veggies - 2/8/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Will definitely make this one. Asparagus one of my favourite foods - 2/8/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will try this for sure. Dressing will be perfect for other vegetables as well. - 2/8/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very good. The steamed scallions really provide a fresh twist. - 2/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is absolutely delicious and I have made it several times. I've also used the lemon soy vinaigrette with other salads! - 2/9/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I had to consciously stop myself from spooning up the left over vinaigrette when I cleared the table my second time making it. - 1/6/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very Good! Delicious! - 9/11/07

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  • Love the dressing. My kids loved the scallions. Added some slivered almonds to the top after it was cooked. Thanks for such a good recipe. - 1/20/13

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  • Very good dressing for broiled veggies. - 5/22/11

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  • Sounds yummy...I love lemon on everything. - 4/6/11

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  • Very yummy! Gave a sweet taste to the veggies! - 10/3/10

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  • I rate a recipe bad only if I can not stand to eat it. I could eat this but I will not make it again because it is way too hot (spicy) for me. The pepper is overwhelming. - 9/22/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Chicken broth is an uneccessary meat product. Sub veggie broth and you have a recipe that's both healthy AND worthwhile. Stop with the uneccessary meat products, chefs! Get with it!

    That being said, this sounds wonderful, and I intend to make it with subs as soon as I can grab some green onions. - 6/9/10

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