Parmesan Asparagus Spears

Parmesan Asparagus Spears

13 reviews, 4 star(s). 85% would make again

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1 ts olive oil
1 ts Salt
2 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
1 tb Balsamic vinegar
2 1/2 lb Asparagus spears; (medium)
1 ts Dijon mustard

Original recipe makes 8



Stir together vinegar, oil and mustard in a large bowl. Set aside while cooking asparagus. Heat 2 in. water and half the salt to boiling in a large, deep skillet. Break or slice off the tough lower stems of the asparagus spears. Rinse and place half the spears in the boiling water. Cover and cook 5 to 6 minutes, or just until tender crisp. Transfer asparagus with tongs or a slotted spatula to the bowl with the vinegar mixture. In fresh boiling water, cook remaining asparagus with the rest of the salt. Transfer to the bowl with the vinegar mixture. Toss gently until spears are evenly coated. Place asparagus on a serving plate. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Makes 8 servings. For a more sophisticated look, try shaving the cheese witha vegetable parer instead of grating it. If you like, garnish th platter with fresh orange sections. Approximate nutritional analysis: 41 calories per serving; 4 g protein; 6 g carbohydrate; 1 g fat (21% of calories); 3 g fiber; 159 mg sodium; 52% of the Daily Value for folic acid. From American Health June 1995 page 90. Submitted By ARLENES@HOLLY.COLOSTATE.EDU On

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Very tasty and easy to prepare using Trader Joes Frozen grilled asparagus.
Pattid0203 3y ago

Nice new way to serve asparagus. Very good!
itzrobin 4y ago

Paul really liked this simple recipe.
Kat0462 4y ago

Great simple recipe.
Rtaylor768 4y ago

The balsamic vinegar didn't do much for the assistants. Lemon juice would have been a better choice for me. A lighter taste.
Phalbrook 5y ago

The balsamic vinegar didn't do much for the assistants. Lemon juice would have been a better choice for me. A lighter taste.
Phalbrook 5y ago

Very delicious....just drizzle the leftover sauce on top at the end
Timbabwe 5y ago

This recipe was great! Easy to prepare. Looks pretty on the plate. Delicious!
cbrob53 6y ago

This receipe was great! Very easy to prepare. I have already shared with my foodie friends.
cbrob53 6y ago

A quick and easy recipe that is also delicious. Was a big hit with the wife!
e.carter01 6y ago

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