Warm Caramelized Vegetables

For a satisfying side, try this tangy asparagus-potato salad!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

2
lb small red potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
lb asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
1/3
cup butter or margarine
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1/4
cup balsamic vinegar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, if desired

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LOCATION

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  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add potatoes and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook about 12 minutes or until tender; drain and return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add asparagus. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and add to potatoes.
  • 3 While vegetables are cooking, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Stir in vinegar, brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Pour onion mixture over potatoes and asparagus; stir until coated. Sprinkle with pepper.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add potatoes and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook about 12 minutes or until tender; drain and return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add asparagus. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and add to potatoes.
  • 3 While vegetables are cooking, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Stir in vinegar, brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Pour onion mixture over potatoes and asparagus; stir until coated. Sprinkle with pepper.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Balsamic vinegar is a great flavor booster, but if you don't have any on hand, you can use cider or red wine vinegar.

Green beans can be used instead of the asparagus.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.