Asparagus, Hazelnuts, and Mint with Quinoa and Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe | Yummly

Asparagus, Hazelnuts, and Mint with Quinoa and Lemon Vinaigrette

THE CHEF NEXT DOOR MICHIGAN
18Ingredients
35Minutes
670Calories

Ingredients

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  • fine sea salt
  • 1 bunch asparagus spears (medium to large, about 1 pound total, ends trimmed, tips intact, spears cut straight or on a diagonal into ¼-inch-thick slices)
  • vinaigrette (Lemon, recipe follows)
  • 2 tablespoons shallots (minced, about 1 medium shallot or ⅓ cup thinly sliced scallions, from 4 to 5 scallions)
  • 3 cups white quinoa (cooked)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (plus extra as needed)
  • 1/3 cup toasted hazelnuts (or cashews, coarsely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (packed, finely sliced, plus extra for serving)
  • 4 cups baby spinach (finely chopped, optional)
  • 1/3 cup ricotta salata cheese (grated, plus extra for serving, optional)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (from 1 lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed, from 1 lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
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    NutritionView More

    670Calories
    Sodium16% DV390mg
    Fat37% DV24g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs30% DV91g
    Fiber44% DV11g
    Calories670Calories from Fat220
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium390mg16%
    Potassium1110mg32%
    Protein23g45%
    Calories from Fat220
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate91g30%
    Dietary Fiber11g44%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C30%
    Calcium15%
    Iron50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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