Main Dishes

Asparagus with Chimichurri Sauce

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Chimichurri sauce with a twist and asparagus create a tasty vegetarian dish.

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2 pounds asparagus
¼ cup fresh chopped parsley, or 1 tablespoon dried.
4 minced garlic cloves
2 tablespoon olive oil
1½ tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
½ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon sugar ?optional?
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste
Trim off tough ends of the asparagus, cut into 2 inches segments. Boil a pot of water, cook asparagus for about 3 minutes, drain. While cooking the asparagus, mix the rest of the ingredients together. Heat some sauce in a pan, sauté asparagus for 1 to 2 minutes. Serve rest of the sauce on the side.
Nutritions

Calories
172

Sodium
9mg
0% DV

Fat
14g
22% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
11g
3% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV