Asparagus with Orange-Ginger Butter for 2 Recipe

Asparagus with Orange-Ginger Butter for 2 Recipe
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Asparagus with Orange-Ginger Butter for 2 Recipe

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Zesty orange and earthy ginger are the perfect complement to this veggie that has become a spring time staple. Lisa Feld, Grafton, Wisconsin
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 teaspoon minced candied or crystallized ginger
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

In a large skillet, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; transfer to a serving platter and keep warm.
In a small bowl, beat the butter, marmalade, ginger, vinegar and orange peel until blended. Spoon over asparagus. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus with Orange-Ginger Butter for 2 in Taste of Home

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 248 calories, 17g fat (11g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 teaspoon minced candied or crystallized ginger
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  1. In a large skillet, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; transfer to a serving platter and keep warm.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the butter, marmalade, ginger, vinegar and orange peel until blended. Spoon over asparagus. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus with Orange-Ginger Butter for 2 in Taste of Home

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