Monday, 17 January 2011

Grilled asparagus with lime dressing recipe

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Fresh mint, lime juice and crisp vegies create a salad that is low in fat and just bursting with flavour. It's the perfect Christmas side dish for a relaxed lunch.
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 10 minutes

Ingredients (serves 6)

2 bunches asparagus, woody ends trimmed, halved lengthways
Olive oil spray
1 x 500g pkt frozen baby peas
1/2 red capsicum, deseeded, finely chopped
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
125ml (1/2 cup) fresh lime juice
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, coarsely torn
2 tsp brown sugar


1.  Preheat a chargrill pan on high. Spray asparagus with olive oil spray and cook, turning, for 3-4 minutes or until bright green and tender crisp. Transfer to a bowl.

2.Cook the peas in a saucepan of salted boiling water for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Refresh under cold running water. Drain. Add to the asparagus.

3.Combine the capsicum, onion, lime juice, mint and sugar in a bowl. Taste and season with salt and pepper.

4.Add the capsicum mixture to the asparagus mixture and toss to combine. Arrange on a serving platter and serve.

Good Taste - September 2006, Page 77
Recipe by Michelle Noerianto

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