Asparagus Salad with Earl Grey Tea Vinaigrette
 

Asparagus Salad with Earl Grey Tea Vinaigrette

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Ingredients:

Vinaigrette:
½ cup (125mL) Bigelow Earl Grey Tea (made using 2 tea bags)
2 tablespoons (30mL) orange juice
½ teaspoon (2.5mL) granulated sugar
1 tablespoon (15mL) rice wine vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
2 tablespoon (30mL) toasted sesame seed oil

Salad:
1 pound (500g) asparagus, washed and cut diagonally
½ red pepper, julienned
2 hard boiled eggs, chopped

Yield: Serves 4. Prep Time: 15 minutes. Cook Time: 10 minutes.

Instructions:

To make the vinaigrette, boil water and add 2 Bigelow Earl Grey Tea Bags to ½ cup water.  Steep for 5 minutes; remove bags and reserve tea.

Place tea, orange juice and sugar in a small saucepan or skillet and bring to a boil, reduce to about 2 tablespoons (30mL). Combine tea mixture, vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and sesame oil together.

Bring a saucepan of water to a boil, add asparagus and blanch for 1-2 minutes. Rinse with cold water.

Arrange asparagus with julienned red pepper in an attractive platter and toss with Earl Grey Vinaigrette. Garnish with chopped egg.

Nutritional Information:

Yield

4 Servings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutritional Information Per Serving

 

Percent of Daily Value

 

Calories

133

 

 

7%

 

Protein

6

grams

 

12%

 

Carbohydrate

7

grams

 

2%

 

Total Fat

10

grams

 

15%

 

Alcohol

0

grams

 

 

 

Cholesterol

106

milligrams

35%

 

Saturated Fat

2

grams

 

9%

 

Monounsaturated Fat

4

grams

 

 

 

Polyunsaturated Fat

3

grams

 

 

 

Trans Fatty Acid

0

grams

 

 

 

Total Dietary Fiber

3

grams

 

11%

 

Total Sugar

4

grams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percentage of calories

 

 

 

 

 

Protein

17%

 

 

 

 

Carbohydrate

21%

 

 

 

 

Fat total

62%

 

 

 

 

Alcohol

0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vitamins & Mineral

 

 

 

 

 

Sodium

42

milligrams

2%

 

Potassium

310

milligrams

9%

 

Vitamin A

169

Retinol Equivalent

29%

 

Vitamin C

29

milligrams

48%

 

Calcium

43

milligrams

4%

 

Iron

3

milligrams

16%

 

Vitamin D (ug)

0.3

micrograms

 3%

 

Thiamin

0.2

micrograms

12%

 

Riboflavin

0.3

milligrams

17%

 

Niacin

1

milligrams

6%

 

Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)

0.2

milligrams

9%

 

Folic Acid

70

milligrams

18%

 

Cobalamin (Vitamin B12)

0.3

micrograms

5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutritional Recipe Features

 

 

 

 

Low in Sodium

 

 

 

 

 

No Trans Fat

 

 

 

 

 

Gluten-free

 

 

 

 

 

Good Source of Potassium

 

 

 

 

Dairy Free

 

 

 

 

 

Soy Free

 

 

 

 

 

Asparagus Salad with Earl Grey Tea Vinaigrette
 

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