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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




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  • 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 www.tienda.com.

Nutrition Facts

about 3/4 cup
62 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 5.5g; dietary fiber 2.6g; sugars 1.5g; fat 3.9g; saturated fat 0.6g; vitamin a iu 1424.8IU; vitamin c 8.6mg; folate 167.1mcg; calcium 29.6mg; iron 1.2mg; magnesium 17.6mg; potassium 277.1mg; sodium 340.1mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

1 vegetable, 1 fat