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Asparagus With Orange Sauce

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Ingredients
  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
  Orange slices 3
Directions

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.
Drain.
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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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