Asparagus with lemon vinaigrette recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 190 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Asparagus with blue cheese tomato and lemon vinaigrette HERO

Blanch the asparagus in boiling, salted water for 1-2 minutes. Drain, then rinse in cold water and pat dry. Divide the asparagus between 4 plates or arrange on a platter.

In a small bowl mix the tomatoes, shallots, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice and some seasoning, until combined. To serve, pour the tomato mixture over the asparagus and top with the crumbled cheese and basil.

  • Ingredients

  • 500g (16oz) asparagus, trimmed
  • 5 plum tomatoes, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 3tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 50g (2oz) blue cheese, crumbled
  • small handful basil leaves, to serve
  • Energy 785kj 190kcal 10%
  • Fat 14g 20%
  • Saturates 4g 22%
  • Sugars 6g 7%
  • Salt 0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 6.5g Protein 7.6g Fibre 4.7g


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