Marinated Asparagus Bundles
red bell peppers, cut into 20 strips
red wine vinegar, or balsamic vinegar
1Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
2Cover and cook in a small amount of boiling water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
3Drain and rinse under cold running water; drain well.
4Trim white portion from green onions, and reserve for another use.
5Place green onion tops in a bowl; add boiling water to cover.
6Drain immediately, and rinse under cold running water.
7Gather asparagus into 10 bundles, and add 2 bell pepper strips to each bundle.
8Tie each bundle with a green onion strip.
9Place bundles in a 13x9-inch baking dish.
10Combine chopped onion and next 9 ingredients (onion through pepper) in a bowl; stir well.
11Pour over asparagus bundles.
12Cover and chill 2 to 8 hours.
13To serve, remove asparagus bundles from marinade, and discard marinade.
14Arrange asparagus bundles on a serving platter.