Lemon Caper Asparagus Recipe

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Fresh asparagus with an olive oil, lemon juice and caper vinaigrette; easy, healthy, low fat and delicious!

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Servings: 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Trim ends from asparagus, about 1/2″.  In a 12″ skillet, place asparagus and 1″ of water.  Heat to boiling over medium high heat.  Lower heat to medium, cover and let cook for about 5 to 7 minutes for tender/crisp or until desired doneness.    Drain and rinse under cold water.
  2. In a  medium sized bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic powder and pepper.  Whisk well until olive oil thickens slightly.  Stir in capers.  Add cooked asparagus and toss to coat.
  3. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
  4. Serves 4.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 142g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 88  
Calories from Fat 61 69%
Total Fat 6.94g 9%
Saturated Fat 0.99g 4%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 130mg 5%
Potassium 261mg 7%
Total Carbs 6.01g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 9%
Sugars 2.57g 2%
Protein 2.82g 5%
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  • ShaleeDP
    February 1, 2017
    I like this recipe. This looks quite like my greenbeans with chilies.

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