Orange Sauce Asparagus Recipe

Orange Sauce Asparagus Recipe
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Orange Sauce Asparagus Recipe

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"Pretty enough for company, this asparagus dish has a delightful citrus flavor," says field editor Lucy Meyring of Walden, Colorado.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 garlic clove, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned

Directions

Place asparagus and a small amount of water in a large skillet; bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Meanwhile, in another skillet, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute; discard garlic. Stir in the orange juice, peel, salt and pepper; heat through.
Drain asparagus and place in a serving dish. Drizzle with orange sauce; garnish with orange segments. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus with Orange Sauce in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 82 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 garlic clove, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned
  1. Place asparagus and a small amount of water in a large skillet; bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in another skillet, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute; discard garlic. Stir in the orange juice, peel, salt and pepper; heat through.
  3. Drain asparagus and place in a serving dish. Drizzle with orange sauce; garnish with orange segments. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus with Orange Sauce in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p8

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