Asparagus With Light Vinaigrette
1 lb. asparagus, tough ends discarded
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. rice or red wine vinegar
1 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. olive oil
1 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. lemon zest
1/8 tsp. white pepper
2 Tbs. chopped pimento
Place asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 5-7 minutes or until asparagus is tender. Rinse
under cold water. Drain thoroughly and set aside. Combine next 7 ingredients and salt to taste in a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
Shake vigorously. Arrange asparagus spears in a shallow dish. Pour dressing over asparagus and toss gently. Top with pimento.Per serving: calories 73, fat 4.8g, 53% calories from fat, cholesterol 0mg, protein 2.8g, carbohydrates 6.9g, fiber 2.6g, sugar
2.9g, sodium 4mg, diet points 1.8.