Asparagus With Orange Sauce
|Fresh asparagus spears||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Cornstarch||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Orange juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated orange rind||2 Tablespoon|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|White pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
Remove scales from stalks with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired.
Cook asparagus, covered, in small amount boiling water 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp tender.
Arrange on serving platter; keep warm.
Combine cornstarch and orange juice in a small saucepan; add orange rind, butter, and pepper.
Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 7 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly, stirring constantly.
Pour sauce on asparagus; garnish with orange slices.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 821 Calories from Fat 536
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 61 g93.9%
Saturated Fat 38.6 g192.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 161.3 mg53.8%
Sodium 1173.9 mg48.9%
Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.8%
Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.6%
Sugars 30.5 g
Protein 8 g16.1%
Vitamin A 106.5% Vitamin C 141.4%
Calcium 26.9% Iron 38.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet