Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
15 min

Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 pound thin asparagus
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Vinaigrette, recipe follows
  • LEMON VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Directions
  • Trim asparagus and have ready a large bowl of ice and cold water. In a large saucepan of boiling salted water cook asparagus until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes, and with tongs transfer to ice water to stop cooking. Drain asparagus well in a colander and pat dry. Gently toss asparagus with vinaigrette and salt and pepper to taste.

LEMON VINAIGRETTE:
  • Squeeze enough juice from lemons to measure 1/3 cup. In a bowl combine lemon juice with salt and pepper to taste. Whisk in oil in a slow stream. Vinaigrette may be made 3 hours ahead and chilled, covered. Bring vinaigrette to room temperature before proceeding. Yield: 1 cup


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