Looking for a super-easy way to dress up fresh asparagus? This 6-ingredient salad goes together in no time and gives this delightful veggie a zippy citrus tang. —Marlene Mohr Cincinnati, Ohio
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- 2 cups water
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1 tablespoon orange juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
- 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- In a large skillet, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and cook for 2-3 minutes. Drain and immediately; place asparagus in ice water. Drain; pat dry and put in a bowl.
- In a small bowl, whisk the orange juice, oil, orange peel and lemon-pepper. Pour over asparagus; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Asparagus Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2008, p60
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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2015
"I didn't really care for this dish. I like asparagus and I like orange but I guess I don't like them together."