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Asparagus and Basil Parmesan Vinaigrette

April 21, 2011

A lovely salad for lunch or possibly a special dinner.  Great spring flavors await you.  If you would like to find more glorious recipes for the wonderful season of asparagus please visit www.awaytogarden. com and find many tips on growing asparagus and plenty of recipes from the contributors of “Spring Fling”.

Asparagus and Basil Parmesan Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1 Bunch of asparagus

Preparation 

  1. Blanche asparagus, put in cold ice water bath and set aside
  2. Chill until ready to serve

Basil, Parmesan Vinaigrette

Ingredients and Preparation

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Red Wine Vinegar
  • Handful of Fresh Basil Leaves (chopped)
  • 1 Clove Garlic (chopped)
  • 1/4 C. Parmesan (shaved)
  • 1 t. Dijon Mustard
  • Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper
  • Lettuce (your choice; served here with Red Leaf Lettuce

Add all ingredients in a bowl and whisk thoroughly. Plate the lettuce and asparagus, add the vinaigrette and add some shaved parmesan.

(Serves 4)

This recipe is a contribution to “Spring Fling” at www.awaytogarden. com

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