Earthy chili powder combines with the sour-power of sherry vinegar to create a fine dressing for the grassy-green asparagus. For a smoky twist, try substituting smoked paprika for the chili powder. Source: EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2006

EatingWell Test Kitchen


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add asparagus and water; cook, stirring often, 4 to 5 minutes. Add chili powder (or paprika), garlic powder and salt; cook until the asparagus is tender-crisp, about 1 minute. Remove from heat, add vinegar and stir to coat.



Shopping Tip: Smoked paprika can be purchased in gourmet markets and online at

Nutrition Facts

62 calories; 3.9 g total fat; 0.6 g saturated fat; 340 mg sodium. 277 mg potassium; 5.5 g carbohydrates; 2.6 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2.9 g protein; 1425 IU vitamin a iu; 9 mg vitamin c; 167 mcg folate; 30 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 18 mg magnesium;

Reviews (1)

Read More Reviews
1 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
Very good. It is so fast and easy to make and tastes delicious. I took less than 10 minutes to make and tastes great. Read More