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Asparagus Pepper Toss

Get ready for healthier outdoor or campsite cooking with this flavor-packed veggie side dish.

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The perfect accompaniment to our Rosemary Garlic Grilled Tuna, this simple-yet-delicious side comes together in minutes and makes the most of fresh summer produce.

Asparagus Pepper Toss recipe

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups asparagus tips
  • 2 medium red bell peppers
  • 2 medium yellow peppers
  • ½ cup sliced water chestnuts, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small bunch scallions, thinly sliced

Dressing

  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1 Tbs. sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. white pepper

Preparation

  • Place asparagus tips in vegetable steamer over boiling water. Cover and steam briefly, until bright green. Remove from heat and immediately rinse with cold water.
  • Core red and yellow peppers and cut into ½-inch wide slices. Grill until peppers are just tender. Remove from grill and let cool.
  • While peppers are cooling, combine asparagus, water chestnuts, and scallions in medium serving bowl.
  • To make dressing, combine olive oil, orange juice, sesame seeds, sea salt, and pepper in small bowl. Mix well.
  • Add dressing and peppers to asparagus mixture. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 150
  • Carbohydrate Content 17 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 9 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 300 mg
  • Sugar Content 6 g