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Broiled Asparagus With Mustard Vinaigrette

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“A lovely way to dressing up asparagus!!! From Cooks Illustrated”

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  1. Adjust oven rack to upper position and heat broiler.
  2. Combine garlic, 1T oil in small bowl and microwave, uncovered until garlic is soften and fragrant, about 1 - 1-1/2 minute. Transfer softened garlic to a cutting board, reserving garlic oil. Using side of sharp knife, mash garlic into fine paste.
  3. Combine vinegar, mustard, tarragon and garlic paste in medium bowl. Gradually whisk in remaining 3 T oil until incorporated. Season with salt and pepper to taste. (Dressing and garlic oil can be refrigerated in separate airtight containers for up to 2 days.
  4. Place asparagus in single layer on rimmed backing sheet. Drizzle with reserved garlic oil and season with salt and pepper to taste, tossing gently to coat.
  5. Broil until asparagus is lightly browned and tender, 8 - 10 minutes, shaking pan to redistribute spears halfway through cooking time. Transfer to platter and drizzle with dressing. Serve.

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