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.