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Roasted Asparagus Dijon Style

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Roasted Asparagus Dijon Style

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 163 Grams

Makes: 4 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 35

Total Fat: 1g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 20mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 6g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 3g

Protein: 3g

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Make this for: Dinner

Category: Vegetables

This Recipe Makes: 4 Serving(s)


Asparagus are so elegant. This recipe is great to serve for guest or anytime.

What you'll need

  • 1 lb of asparagus spears (about 20-30)
  • 1/4 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 dash of black pepper (or more to taste)
  • 1 head(s) of Bibb lettuce cleaned
  • 1 can vegetable oil spray


  • Step 1
    Snap off woody asparagus ends. Place asparagus in a single layer on baking sheet. Spray with vegetable oil spray. Roast asparagus in 500 degree oven for 10 minutes, or until crisp-tender and lightly browned. Meanwhile, combine lemon peel, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, oil and pepper. Wisk until well blended. Place roasted asparagus on lettuce-lined serving plate. Drizzle vinaigrette over asparagus.
  • Step 2
    (NOTE: This recipe is low in fat, low in sodium, low cholesterol, high in vitamin A, good source of vitamin C, good source of iron, and good source of fiber.)

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Non-Starchy Vegetables: 1