Simply Filling and Core Recipes - Recipe of the Day: Mandarin Vegetable Medly

03-31-2005, 04:18 PM
Mandarin Vegetable Medly

"This crisp refreshing salad is loaded with good-for-you ingredients
and coated with a light honey-lemon dressing."

NOTES : You will have to count points for the honey.

Serving Size : 8

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 pound fresh asparagus -- trimmed and cut into 2" pieces
1 can fat-free chicken broth
2 cups fresh snow peas
1 can whole baby corn -- rinsed and drained
1 can mandarin oranges -- drained
1 can sliced waterchestnuts -- drained
2 ribs celery -- thinly sliced
1/2 cup red onion -- finely chopped
1 green onion -- thinly sliced
5 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 cloves garlic -- minced
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt

In a large skillet, bring asparagus and broth to a boil.

Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 min or till crisp-tender.

Drain; immediately place the asparagus in ice water.

Drain and pat dry.

In a large bowl, combine the peas, corn, oranges, water chestnuts, celery, onions and asparagus.

In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, soy sauce, honey, mustard, garlic, pepper and salt.

Pour over vegetables.

Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Serving Ideas : Serve with grilled turkey or chicken.

03-31-2005, 05:04 PM
So you must like fruit in with your entrees! I'm a fruit has to be separate kind of girl. Actually, I'm just learning to like fruit on Core.

03-31-2005, 05:28 PM
Actually, I didn't used to, but I'm learning to like it all mixed up. I think I'm just hungry enough now, anything sounds good. :lol: