Recipes

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Mustard Sauce

April 13, 2016

Ingredients: 

Asparagus

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1 pound DOLE® Asparagus, trimmed
1/4 cup olive oil
Sea salt and ground black pepper
3 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

Directions: 

1. Brush asparagus with 1 teaspoon olive oil and season with salt to taste. Grilled over medium-high heat, turning often, until just tender, about 8 to 10 minutes.

2. Whisk together remaining 1/4 cup olive oil, lemon juice, and mustard in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3. Arrange on a serving plate an drizzle with lemon juice mixture.

Roasted variation: Place asparagus on large baking sheet with sides. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil, roll to coat asparagus. Bake at 375 degrees F 8 to 10 minutes or until tender crisp. Proceed as above.

Nutritional Value:

According to Dole Food Company, this tasty veggie dish is a good source of:

  • Vitamin A, which supports healthy vision
  • Good Source of Iron, which helps carry oxygen in the body
  • Excellent Source of Vitamin K, which supports normal blood clotting
  • Good Source of Folate, which helps maintain a healthy heart

Recipe credit: Dole

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