Sunday, June 5, 2011

What I Love: Asparagus Crudités with Creamy Romesco Dip

Hey Guys!
How's your day going?
Take a look at the picture above it.. Ooo looks yummy you say?
Well did you know this Asparagus Crudités with Creamy Romesco Dip has 
a little Vitamin A, C & Calcium & Iron in this lovely dish!
Read about how to make it below.

Appetizers ready in 15 minutes! Serve asparagus with creamy dip featuring almonds, mayonnaise and chili sauce. Perfect if you love French cuisine.
Prep Time: 15 Min
Total Time: 15 Min
Makes: 8 servings

1 teaspoon salt
1 lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds, finely chopped
1/4 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons whipping cream
2 tablespoons chili sauce
Dash hot pepper sauce
2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

In large skillet, bring 3/4 inch of water with salt to a boil. Add asparagus. Cover; cook 2 minutes. Remove asparagus from water; immediately plunge into ice water until cold. Drain.
Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine almonds, mayonnaise, cream, chili sauce and hot pepper sauce; mix well.
Arrange asparagus on serving platter. Spoon dip into small serving bowl; sprinkle with parsley.

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Nutritional Information:
1 Serving (1 Serving)Calories 110(Calories from Fat 80),Total Fat 9g(Saturated Fat 2g,Cholesterol 10mg;Sodium 370mg;Total Carbohydrate 4g(Dietary Fiber 1g,Sugars 2g),Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 10.00%;Vitamin C 8.00%;Calcium 2.00%;Iron 4.00%;
Exchanges:1 Vegetable;2 Fat;*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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