Asparagus/orange Spears Recipe

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Asparagus/Orange Spears

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@debaylady

My husband loves asparagus and this is his favorite way to enjoy it. I like to make this dish when we have company. Everyone loves it!


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Serves:
6 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
fresh asparagus spears
3 Tbsp
butter
1 clove
garlic minced
2 Tbsp
fresh grated orange rind
1/4 c
fresh orange juice
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper

Step-By-Step

1Clean and prep asparagus spears; Cook asparagus, uncovered, in enough boiling water to cover them, 5-6 minutes depending on the thickness of the spears. You want them crisp tender.

2Drain and set aside.

3In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat; Add the garlic and saute' 1 minute. Remove garlic and set aside.

4Add orange juice and the rind to the butter in the skillet. Stir.

5Add the asparagus spears to heat them thoroughly, about a couple of minutes.

6Remove asparagus to a serving dish. Spoon the heated orange juice mixture over the spears. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
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