Side Dishes

Easy Blanched Asparagus with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

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This quick and easy blanched asparagus recipe is marinated in a maple Dijon vinaigrette to make a perfect, healthy side dish that the whole family will love! Only 60 calories and 2 SmartPoints too!

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2 Bunches of asparagus
2 1/2 tsps Red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp Maple syrup
1/2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1/2 Tbsp Garlic minced
1/4 tsp Salt
Pinch of Pepper
1 Tbsp Olive oil
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Break the spears off the top of the asparagus and place into the water once it has boiled. Boil for 2-3 minutes until the asparagus has turned bright...
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Nutritions

Calories
58

Sodium
294mg
12% DV

Fat
3g
5% DV

Protein
0.4g
0% DV

Carbs
5g
1% DV

Fiber
0.2g
0% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
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  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV