ASPARAGUS WITH LEMON DILL BUTTER

GREAT SIDE FOR GRILLED FISH, SHRIMP OR SCALLOPS!

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1 lb fresh asparagus
1/3 c butter
2 tsp lemon juice (real lemon juice if possible)
1/2 tsp dill seed (FRESH DILL MINCED is even better)
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

Clean asparagus and cut off tough ends. I use an old foil tin (like a pie crust tin) and lightly coat with non-stick spray. In the last 3-4 minutes of grilling my fish, I add the asparagus in its tin and grill until tender crisp. In a small serving bowl I melt the butter (covered with waxed paper) in the microwave (20-30 seconds) and add lemon juice and spices. Drizzle over asparagus and serve!

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POTATOES WITH PEPPERS AND ONIONS

Potato Pepper & onions (2)
4 Red Potatoes, Quartered
1/2# Mini Sweet Peppers (yellow, orange and red)
1/2 Red Onion, sliced and quartered
3 Celery Stalks, coarsely chopped
1/4 c Italian, Balsamic or Greek Salad Dressing (use “lite” if desired)
sea salt
fresh ground black pepper

Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.  Coat a 13″ X 9″ baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.  Add potatoes, peppers and onion. Drizzle salad dressing on top and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.  Bake 40 to 50 minutes until the onion is carmelized. potatoes are soft and veggies are tender crisp with some blackened areas.

SERVE AS A VEGETARIAN MEAL WITH A LITTLE SHREDDED ITALIAN STYLE CHEESE ON TOP OR AS A SIDE DISH WITH BEEF, PORK OR POULTRY.  IT WOULD ALSO BE GREAT WITH SOME HOT TURKEY SAUSAGE!

I SERVED IT WITH A HAM I GOT AS A DEAL TO HAVE WITH COMPANY AND I ALWAYS SERVE A BIG FRESH SALAD WITH MY MEAL.

THIS DISH IS ALSO GLUTEN FREE!  ENJOY!!