Asparagus with Feta & Lemon Vinaigrette

Asparagus with Feta & Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe
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Serves: 4
  • 2 oz firm organic feta cheese, cut into 1" cubes
  • 2 cloves organic garlic, minced
  • 30 spears small organic asparagus
  • ½ c. organic lemon juice
  • 1 c. spring water
  • 2 Tbsp. organic extra virgin olive oil
  1. Trim ends of asparagus.
  2. Whisk half of the lemon juice with the extra virgin olive oil and add the minced garlic.
  3. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Add spring water and remaining lemon juice.
  5. Layer asparagus in a single layer in pan and cover with a tight fitting lid.
  6. Steam for up to 5 minutes, gently moving pan to rotate spears. Cook just until spears turn bright green to retain nutrients and flavor and promptly remove from heat.
  7. Remove spears from lemon water and place on serving dish.
  8. Top with feta cheese and drizzle with lemon vinaigrette.

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Nutrient Information Per Batch

506.8 kcal Calories, 401.36 mg Calcium, 28.77 g Carbohydrate, 49.84 mg Cholesterol, 40.38 g Total Fat, 8.17 g Fiber, 8.36 mg Iron, 74.66 mg Magnesium 937.54 mg Potassium, 16.72 g Protein,17.65 mcg Selenium, 634.96 mg Sodium, 12.05 g Sugars, 3.69 mg Zinc, 12.39g Saturated fat, 0 trans Fat, 23.02 g Monounsaturated fats, 3.47 g Polyunsaturated fats, 2982.86 IU Vitamin A, 0.7 mg Vitamin B6, 0.95 mcg Vitamin B12, 78.15 mg Vitamin C, 0 IU Vitamin D, 8.37 Vitamin E, 167.73 mcg Vitamin K, 221.16 mcg Folate,0.65 mg Vitamin B1(Thiamin),3.68 mg Vitamin B3(Niacin),1 mg Vitamin B2(Riboflavin), 0 mcg Lycopene, 2567.94 mcg Lutein and Zeaxanthin, 0.4 g ALA, 0 g EPA, 0 gDHA,392.42 mg Phosphorous, 0.69 mg Manganese, 32.4 mcg Alpha carotene, 1622.04 mcg Beta carotene, 20.74 mcg Beta cryptoxanthin, 0 g Conjugated Linolenic Acid


  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Tubers
  • No Grains
  • No Legumes
  • No Nightshade

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.

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