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Tired of the same old garden salad? Mix it up with these delicious vegetables instead.
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Pepita is the Spanish term for "pumpkin seed"; you can substitute toasted pine nuts, sunflower seeds, pecans, or walnuts.
DirectionsTotal time: 30 minutes
Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and snow peas; cook 30 seconds. Drain, rinse in very cold water, and drain well again.
In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, lime juice, sugar, 1 tsp. salt, pepper, garlic, and shallot. While continuing to whisk, drizzle in oil until thickened. Add asparagus, snow peas, and parsley; toss to coat. Transfer to a serving platter, garnish with pepitas, and serve.
Per serving: 116 calories, 9 grams fat, 4 grams protein, 7 grams carbohydrates.
From the July 2011 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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