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1 1/4 pounds asparagus, trimmed
1/2 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped drained bottled roasted red bell pepper (pimiento)
1 garlic clove, smashed
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
3/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
Pinch of sugar
Salt and freshly ground pepper
How to Make It
In a skillet of boiling, salted water, cook the asparagus over high heat until just tender, about 3 minutes. Drain well and transfer to 4 plates.
In a blender or mini-processor, combine the oil, vinegar, red pepper, garlic, mustard, thyme, sugar and salt and pepper; blend until smooth. Drizzle a third of the dressing over the asparagus and serve.
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