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Orange Ginger Asparagus Recipe

Looking for an easy Orange Ginger Asparagus recipe? Learn how to make Orange Ginger Asparagus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by thebibster

Makes 4 servings



An easy asparagus dish that has a refreshing citrus and ginger addition. This is even better the next day! I just sliced the spears into 1/3's toss and served cold! A great salad!

Recipe Ingredients for Orange Ginger Asparagus

1 1/2 lbs asparagus spears, washed and trimmed
2 tablespoons orange marmalade
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
1 garlic clove, finely minced
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (or hazelnut oil)
1 Kosher salt
1 fresh ground black pepper
2 tablespoons hazelnuts (or nuts of choice)

Recipe Directions for Orange Ginger Asparagus

  1. Cook asparagus in a large frying pan of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 3 to 4 minutes, and drain well in a colander giving a cool rinse. Transfer hot asparagus to serving platter.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together orange marmalade, ginger, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Spoon orange dressing over top or asparagus and sprinkle with nuts.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 191.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
136
Calories from Fat
76
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.4g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
48mg
2%
Potassium
374mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
14.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
9.3g
Protein
4.2g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 5% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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