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Diabetic Recipe: Asparagus with Sriracha Pecan Vinaigrette


Makes 4 servings

Ingredients  

  • 1 lb fresh asparagus stalks, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • kosher salt to taste

Vinaigrette ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons of pecans, toasted
  • ¼ cup any light tasting oil (olive, avocado, grapeseed, etc.)
  • 1 Tablespoon Sriracha sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon of rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of honey OR granulated sugar free sweetener
  • 1 Tablespoon of lime juice
  • 2 teaspoon of soy sauce

Instructions

1. Coat asparagus with oil and salt. Grill for a couple of minutes per side, until tender but not mushy. If preferred, you can steam, roast, or microwave instead.

2.  Add the vinaigrette ingredients, except for the pecans, in a bowl and mix together.  Then add the nuts. 

3. Pour the mixture over the asparagus and enjoy!

Nutrition per Serving

Calories: 175
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 15 g
Carbohydrate: 4 g

Recipe adapted from ibreatheimhungry.com, mealplannerpro.com, recipechart.com

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