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Roasted Asparagus With Onions

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  Fresh asparagus spears 1 Pound
  Purple onion 1 Large, thinly sliced
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Dark sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
Remove scales from stalks with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired.
Arrange asparagus and onion separately on 2 baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
Bake onion at 400° for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring twice.
Bake asparagus at 400° for 12 to 15 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Combine vinegar and next 6 ingredients in a small jar; cover tightly and shake vigorously.
Arrange asparagus and onion on a serving platter.
Drizzle vinegar mixture over vegetables.
Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 322 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.9%

Saturated Fat 0.94 g4.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1262.5 mg52.6%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 10.5 g42%

Sugars 36.8 g

Protein 8 g16.6%

Vitamin A 43.7% Vitamin C 73.9%

Calcium 22.9% Iron 29.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roasted Asparagus With Onions Recipe