Marinated Asparagus Recipe

Marinated Asparagus makes for a tasty or tangy side dish. Learn how to make/prepare Marinated Asparagus by following this easy recipe.
Marinated Asparagus Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 pound Asparagus
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Red Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
How to make Marinated Asparagus:
  • In a large skillet, bring about 2 inches of water to boil.
  • Wash asparagus in cold water and chop the tough base of each. Remove the scales if they are large or sandy.
  • Place asparagus in boiling water and let it simmer for 5-7 minutes. Drain the water. Make sure that asparagus is slightly crisp.
  • Transfer the asparagus to an oval dish to marinate.
  • Combine onion and vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper.
  • Whisk in olive oil and pour over asparagus.
  • Let the asparagus marinate at room temperature, until cool. Then, refrigerate until the time your serve it.
  • Just before serving, return to room temperature.