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                  ASPARAGUS DRESSED WITH LEMON AND CHIVES
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----MARY WITT NDHD47A-----
    1      pound         Asparagus
    2      tablespoons   Light olive oil -- or canola
                         Oil
    2      teaspoons     Lemon juice
    1      teaspoon      Grated lemon zest
    1      tablespoon    Chives -- snipped
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1                    Egg; hard boiled -- chopped
 
 Cut and discard the hard ends from Asparagus.  Peel the stalks uning a sharp
knife or vegetable peeler.
 Place the stalks carefully in a shallow pan of boiling water and cook for 3-5
minutes, depending on the thickness of the stalks.  While the asparagus is
cooking, shake together the oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, chives and salt. Drain
the asparagus, pour the dressing on it and carefully turn the stalks over to
coat. Serve the asparagus on a warm serving platter or on individual plates.
Scatter the chopped egg on top.
 Servs 4 as a first course. MM Format Norma Wrenn npxr56b
 
 
 
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